Crime Statistics for Staincliffe, Batley, Kirklees, May 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 May 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 458 street level crime incidents in Staincliffe in May 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 Crime174
Anti Social Behaviour92
Public Order70
Criminal Damage Arson43
Other Theft26
Vehicle Crime12
Other Crime11
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime458

Map of street level crime incidents in May 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
Carlinghow (0.62 miles)466
Batley Carr458
Boothroyd (1.24 miles)400
Healey (0.88 miles)386
Batley (0.88 miles)349
Hanging Heaton (1.24 miles)301
Upper Batley (1.39 miles)256
Heckmondwike (1.24 miles)211
Lower Soothill (1.39 miles)205

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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 Carr174
Hanging Heaton113
Upper Batley90
Lower Soothill83

Last updated: July 7, 2020
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