Crime Statistics for South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire, Aug 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Shore using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 292 street level crime incidents in South Shore in August 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour103
Violent Crime72
Other Theft31
Criminal Damage Arson20
Public Order16
Vehicle Crime16
Theft From The Person10
Bicycle Theft3
Other Crime2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime292

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Blackpool (1.96 miles)1511
Layton (2.24 miles)1443
Little Layton (2.78 miles)1214
Great Marton (1.96 miles)398
South Shore292
Marton Moss Side (1.86 miles)275
Little Marton (2.55 miles)262
Squires Gate (0.88 miles)198
Common Edge (1.39 miles)198
Great Marton Moss (2.24 miles)67

Most violent places near South Shore

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Little Layton327
Great Marton99
South Shore72
Marton Moss Side61
Little Marton55
Squires Gate55
Common Edge50
Great Marton Moss9

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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