Crime Statistics for Shawforth, Rossendale, Lancashire, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shawforth, Rossendale, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shawforth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 39 street level crime incidents in Shawforth in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour28
Violent Crime6
Other Theft2
Other Crime2
Criminal Damage Arson1
All Crime39

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bacup (2.24 miles)197
Greave (2.24 miles)178
Higher Hogshead (1.39 miles)129
Belgrave (1.96 miles)99
Facit (0.88 miles)79
Millgate (0.88 miles)74
Britannia (0.88 miles)60
Shawforth39
Wallbank (2.24 miles)36
Ramsden Wood (1.96 miles)6

4.5%
of Rossendale residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Shawforth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bacup50
Greave39
Higher Hogshead27
Belgrave27
Millgate14
Britannia9
Wallbank8
Facit6
Shawforth6
Ramsden Wood5

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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