Crime Statistics for Burnley Wood, Burnley, Lancashire, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Burnley Wood, Burnley, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Burnley Wood using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 302 street level crime incidents in Burnley Wood in October 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 Burnley Wood, 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 Crime91
Anti Social Behaviour91
Other Theft26
Criminal Damage Arson21
Public Order18
Vehicle Crime14
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime302

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Burnley (0.88 miles)576
Burnley Lane (1.86 miles)424
Brunshaw (0.88 miles)390
Burnley Wood302
Reedley (2.48 miles)258
Lowerhouse (1.96 miles)166
Brownside (1.39 miles)149
Cockden (2.63 miles)41
Walk Mill (1.39 miles)7
Clow Bridge (2.24 miles)3

Most violent places near Burnley Wood

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Burnley Lane102
Burnley Wood91
Walk Mill2
Clow Bridge1

Last updated: November 22, 2019
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