Crime Statistics for Birkenshaw Bottoms, Kirklees, Kirklees, Mar 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Birkenshaw Bottoms using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2022 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 136 street level crime incidents in Birkenshaw Bottoms in March 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Birkenshaw Bottoms, 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 Crime50
Criminal Damage Arson24
Public Order21
Anti Social Behaviour15
Other Theft9
Vehicle Crime5
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime136

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2022

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Birkenshaw Bottoms. 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 Birkenshaw Bottoms

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Drub (1.39 miles)201
Birstall (0.88 miles)191
Copley Hill (1.39 miles)183
Gomersal (0.88 miles)171
Adwalton (1.39 miles)148
Birkenshaw Bottoms136
Moorside (0.88 miles)129
Drighlington (0.88 miles)129
Birkenshaw (0.88 miles)60

Most violent places near Birkenshaw Bottoms

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Copley Hill77
Birkenshaw Bottoms50

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Last updated: March 2022
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