Crime Statistics for Ravensthorpe, Kirklees, Kirklees, August 2020

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Crime Statistics for Ravensthorpe, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ravensthorpe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2020 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 143 street level crime incidents in Ravensthorpe in August 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Ravensthorpe, 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 Crime60
Public Order22
Anti Social Behaviour20
Criminal Damage Arson11
Other Theft11
Other Crime4
Vehicle Crime3
Bicycle Theft2
All Crime143

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Boothroyd (0.88 miles)379
Earlsheaton (1.96 miles)336
Northorpe (0.62 miles)209
Combs (1.39 miles)133
Moor Top (1.96 miles)113
Battyeford (1.86 miles)111
Lower Hopton (1.96 miles)83
Mirfield (1.39 miles)71
Fox Royd (1.39 miles)57

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

Most violent places near Ravensthorpe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Moor Top43
Lower Hopton31
Fox Royd23

Last updated: October 17, 2020
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