Crime Statistics for Stacksteads, Rossendale, Lancashire, Apr 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stacksteads using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2022 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 44 street level crime incidents in Stacksteads in April 2022. 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 Stacksteads, 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 Crime18
Anti Social Behaviour10
Criminal Damage Arson5
Vehicle Crime3
Other Theft1
Public Order1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime44

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Broad Clough (1.76 miles)126
Bacup (1.39 miles)115
Newchurch (1.39 miles)115
Edgeside (0.88 miles)68
Belgrave (1.24 miles)46
Nun Hills (0.62 miles)45
Rake Head44
Waterfoot (0.62 miles)43
Boarsgreave (0.62 miles)1

Most violent places near Stacksteads

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Broad Clough56
Nun Hills20
Rake Head18

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Last updated: April 2022
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