Crime Statistics for Staincliffe, Batley, Kirklees, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Staincliffe, Batley, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Staincliffe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 415 street level crime incidents in Staincliffe in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Staincliffe, 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 Crime163
Anti Social Behaviour57
Public Order48
Criminal Damage Arson38
Vehicle Crime28
Other Theft24
Other Crime12
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime415

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Batley Carr415
Carlinghow (0.62 miles)392
Healey (0.88 miles)328
Boothroyd (1.24 miles)323
Hanging Heaton (1.24 miles)302
Batley (0.88 miles)294
Heckmondwike (1.24 miles)217
Upper Batley (1.39 miles)195
Lower Soothill (1.39 miles)189

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

Most violent places near Staincliffe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Batley Carr163
Hanging Heaton122
Upper Batley84
Lower Soothill76

Last updated: February 4, 2021
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