Crime Statistics for Brierfield, Pendle, Lancashire, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Brierfield, Pendle, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Brierfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 102 street level crime incidents in Brierfield in September 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 Brierfield, 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 Crime33
Anti Social Behaviour30
Criminal Damage Arson13
Burglary11
Other Theft9
Public Order2
Vehicle Crime2
Drugs1
Other Crime1
All Crime102

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Burnley Lane (1.24 miles)391
Nelson (1.39 miles)286
Reedley (0.62 miles)254
Little Marsden (0.88 miles)213
Newbridge (1.39 miles)209
Marsden Height (1.24 miles)198
Harle Syke (1.39 miles)155
Brierfield102
Lomeshaye (0.62 miles)91
Fence (1.39 miles)15



Most violent places near Brierfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Burnley Lane105
Nelson89
Reedley72
Newbridge71
Little Marsden66
Marsden Height60
Harle Syke48
Brierfield33
Lomeshaye32
Fence4

Last updated: October 30, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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