Crime Statistics for Pendle Water, Pendle, Lancashire, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Pendle Water, Pendle, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pendle Water using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 262 street level crime incidents in Pendle Water in November 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 Pendle Water, 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 Crime70
Anti Social Behaviour66
Other Theft26
Burglary19
Criminal Damage Arson19
Shoplifting15
Vehicle Crime15
Drugs10
Public Order9
Other Crime9
Bicycle Theft2
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime262

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Nelson (1.31 miles)374
Newbridge (0.88 miles)274
Little Marsden (1.42 miles)271
Pendle Water262
Church Clough (1.3 miles)180
Lowerford (0.56 miles)140
Barrowford (0.56 miles)140
Higherford (0.56 miles)77
Blacko (1.31 miles)5
Roughlee (1.3 miles)2



Most violent places near Pendle Water

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Nelson112
Little Marsden74
Newbridge72
Pendle Water70
Church Clough44
Lowerford36
Barrowford36
Higherford19
Blacko2
Roughlee1

Last updated: December 22, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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