Crime Statistics for Oldfield, Kirklees, Kirklees, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Oldfield, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Oldfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 21 street level crime incidents in Oldfield in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Oldfield, 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 Crime4
Other Theft4
Burglary3
Vehicle Crime3
Anti Social Behaviour2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Drugs1
Public Order1
Shoplifting1
All Crime21

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Armitage Bridge (1.86 miles)77
Totties (1.75 miles)63
Holmfirth (1.39 miles)56
Netherthong (0.62 miles)45
Brockholes (0.88 miles)40
Honley (0.62 miles)32
Honley Moor (0.62 miles)32
Thurstonland (1.86 miles)31
Oldfield21
South Crosland (1.75 miles)19



Most violent places near Oldfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Armitage Bridge29
Totties22
Thurstonland17
Holmfirth12
Brockholes12
Netherthong10
Honley6
Honley Moor6
South Crosland5
Oldfield4

Last updated: December 22, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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