Crime Statistics for Brockley, London, Lewisham, October 2021

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Crime Statistics for Brockley, London, Lewisham
Crime Statistics for Brockley, London, Lewisham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Brockley using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 599 street level crime incidents in Brockley in October 2021. 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 Brockley, 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 Crime141
Anti Social Behaviour118
Vehicle Crime103
Public Order41
Criminal Damage Arson40
Other Theft36
Other Crime12
Bicycle Theft8
Theft From The Person7
Possession Of Weapons4
All Crime599

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Brockley. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Brockley

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Catford (1.39 miles)808
New Cross (1.24 miles)766
Telegraph Hill (1.24 miles)762
Ladywell (0.62 miles)747
Bell Green (1.24 miles)600
Honor Oak Park575
Nunhead (0.88 miles)573
Forest Hill (0.88 miles)479
Honor Oak (0.62 miles)443

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

Most violent places near Brockley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Cross198
Telegraph Hill198
Bell Green171
Honor Oak Park125
Forest Hill111
Honor Oak101

Last updated: October 2021
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