Crime Statistics for Highburton, Kirklees, Kirklees, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Highburton, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Highburton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 20 street level crime incidents in Highburton in August 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour9
Burglary6
Criminal Damage Arson2
Shoplifting1
Violent Crime1
Other Crime1
All Crime20

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fenay Bridge (1.39 miles)109
Little Lepton (0.88 miles)42
High Green (0.62 miles)40
Rowley Hill (0.62 miles)40
Causeway Foot (0.62 miles)24
Highburton20
Shelley (1.39 miles)16
Roydhouse (1.39 miles)12
Thunder Bridge (1.39 miles)3
Green Side (1.75 miles)0



Most violent places near Highburton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Fenay Bridge41
Little Lepton5
High Green5
Rowley Hill5
Shelley4
Causeway Foot2
Thunder Bridge2
Highburton1
Roydhouse1
Green Side0

Last updated: October 3, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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