Crime Statistics for Pool Hey, Lancashire, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pool Hey, Pool Hey, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pool Hey using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 49 street level crime incidents in Pool Hey in December 2020. 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 Pool Hey, 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 Crime19
Anti Social Behaviour14
Shoplifting5
Criminal Damage Arson4
Drugs3
Public Order2
Other Theft1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime49

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Southport (1.75 miles)383
Churchtown (1.96 miles)238
Blowick (0.88 miles)177
Birkdale (1.86 miles)99
Pool Hey49
Brown Edge (0.62 miles)23
Carr Cross (0.88 miles)11
Shirdley Hill (1.96 miles)3
Drummersdale (2.24 miles)3
Bescar (2.24 miles)3

3.9%
of West Lancashire residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Pool Hey

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Southport126
Churchtown93
Blowick74
Birkdale37
Pool Hey19
Brown Edge9
Carr Cross5
Shirdley Hill2
Drummersdale0
Bescar0

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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