Crime Statistics for Ewood, Oakdale, Lancashire, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Ewood, Oakdale, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ewood 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 199 street level crime incidents in Ewood 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 Ewood, 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 Crime75
Anti Social Behaviour62
Criminal Damage Arson14
Vehicle Crime13
Other Theft12
Public Order11
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime199

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 Ewood. 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 Ewood

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Blackburn (1.39 miles)823
Higher Croft (0.88 miles)493
Lower Darwen (0.62 miles)258
Mill Hill (0.88 miles)251
Earcroft (0.88 miles)142
Waterloo (0.62 miles)126
Feniscliffe (1.39 miles)79
Cherry Tree (1.24 miles)52
Tockholes (1.39 miles)2

Most violent places near Ewood

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Higher Croft147
Lower Darwen93
Mill Hill72
Cherry Tree14

Last updated: November 23, 2019
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