Crime Statistics for Longley, Kirklees, Kirklees, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Longley, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Longley 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 8 street level crime incidents in Longley in August 2019. The largest category was Burglary, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Burglary3
Other Theft2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Public Order1
Violent Crime1
All Crime8

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 Longley. 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 Longley

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Holmfirth (1.24 miles)46
Cartworth (0.62 miles)35
Under Bank (0.62 miles)35
Hogley Green (1.39 miles)24
Arrunden (0.62 miles)13
Hepworth (1.24 miles)11
Jackson Bridge (1.39 miles)9
Longley8
Washpit8
Hade Edge (0.62 miles)4



Most violent places near Longley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Holmfirth13
Cartworth11
Under Bank11
Hogley Green6
Arrunden5
Hepworth4
Jackson Bridge3
Longley1
Washpit1
Hade Edge1

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


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