Crime Statistics for Sherfin, Rossendale, Lancashire, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Sherfin, Rossendale, Lancashire
Crime Statistics for Sherfin, Rossendale, Lancashire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sherfin using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2021 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 27 street level crime incidents in Sherfin in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour12
Violent Crime7
Vehicle Crime3
Other Theft2
Public Order1
All Crime27

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Laund (1.75 miles)233
Height End (1.39 miles)187
Haslingden (1.24 miles)168
Reeds Holme (1.39 miles)128
Cribden Side (0.88 miles)115
Crawshawbooth (1.86 miles)35
Goodshaw (1.86 miles)35
Baxenden (0.88 miles)32
Goodshaw Fold (1.39 miles)21

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

Most violent places near Sherfin

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Height End33
Cribden Side26
Reeds Holme25
Goodshaw Fold4

Last updated: March 2021
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