Crime Statistics for Streatham, London, Lambeth, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Streatham, London, Lambeth

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Streatham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 522 street level crime incidents in Streatham in February 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour128
Violent Crime118
Vehicle Crime82
Public Order36
Burglary32
Criminal Damage Arson30
Other Theft29
Shoplifting21
Robbery16
Theft From The Person10
Drugs9
Bicycle Theft4
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime522

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Streatham Hill (1.24 miles)669
Tooting Graveney (1.86 miles)652
Tulse Hill (1.39 miles)649
Furzedown (1.39 miles)624
Balham (1.75 miles)616
Streatham Park (0.62 miles)598
Streatham Vale (0.88 miles)547
Streatham522
Norwood New Town (1.39 miles)466
Knight’s Hill (1.75 miles)450



Most violent places near Streatham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Balham149
Streatham Vale147
Furzedown144
Streatham Park140
Tooting Graveney138
Tulse Hill134
Streatham Hill133
Streatham118
Norwood New Town117
Knight’s Hill111

Last updated: April 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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