Crime Statistics for Northwood, Knowsley, Knowsley, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Northwood, Knowsley, Knowsley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Northwood using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 282 street level crime incidents in Northwood in August 2019. 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 Northwood, 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 Crime88
Anti Social Behaviour69
Criminal Damage Arson26
Public Order26
Drugs19
Burglary13
Shoplifting11
Vehicle Crime9
Other Theft8
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons3
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft2
Robbery1
All Crime282

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tower Hill (0.88 miles)283
Northwood282
Croxteth (2.24 miles)221
Gillmoss (2.24 miles)221
Southdene (1.39 miles)196
Alt (1.06 miles)149
Knowsley (2.56 miles)65
Moss Side (1.75 miles)16
Barrow Nook (2.24 miles)7
Royal Oak (2.56 miles)2



Most violent places near Northwood

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Northwood88
Tower Hill86
Croxteth71
Gillmoss71
Southdene70
Alt36
Knowsley14
Moss Side5
Barrow Nook1
Royal Oak1

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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