Crime Statistics for Ware Street, Maidstone, Kent, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Ware Street, Maidstone, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ware Street using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 2019 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 76 street level crime incidents in Ware Street in October 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Ware Street, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime36
Anti Social Behaviour13
Other Theft9
Criminal Damage Arson4
Public Order4
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime1
All Crime76

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Ware Street. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Ware Street

We've taken the ten nearest places to Ware Street and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Ware Street has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Maidstone (1.96 miles)634
Penenden Heath (1.96 miles)525
Harbourland (1.39 miles)356
Weavering Street (0.62 miles)122
Green Hill (1.24 miles)100
Ware Street76
Boxley (1.75 miles)58
Bearsted (0.62 miles)52
Thurnham (0.88 miles)19
Friningham (1.75 miles)8

Most violent places near Ware Street

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Ware Street and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Penenden Heath154
Weavering Street52
Green Hill39
Ware Street36

Last updated: November 26, 2019
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