Crime Statistics for Meal Hill, Kirklees, Kirklees, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Meal Hill, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Meal Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 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 22 street level crime incidents in Meal Hill in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour20
Other Theft1
All Crime22

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Meal Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Totties (1.39 miles)50
New Mill (0.88 miles)49
Fulstone (1.24 miles)33
Cartworth (1.86 miles)33
Meal Hill22
Jackson Bridge (0.62 miles)18
Shepley (1.75 miles)8
Hepworth (0.88 miles)6
Park Head (1.39 miles)6
Lane Head (1.39 miles)6

of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Meal Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Mill22
Jackson Bridge15
Park Head3
Lane Head3
Meal Hill1

Last updated: February 2021
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