Crime Statistics for Biscot, Luton, Luton, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Biscot, Luton, Luton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Biscot using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 929 street level crime incidents in Biscot in October 2019. 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 Biscot, 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 Crime280
Anti Social Behaviour191
Public Order80
Criminal Damage Arson73
Vehicle Crime71
Other Theft62
Theft From The Person23
Bicycle Theft9
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons7
All Crime929

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Round Green (0.62 miles)1000
Bury Park (0.62 miles)909
Hart Hill (1.24 miles)781
Park Street (1.39 miles)645
Stopsley (1.39 miles)344
Leagrave (1.96 miles)329
Farley Hill (1.39 miles)103
Chaul End (1.96 miles)43
Caddington (2.24 miles)37

Most violent places near Biscot

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Round Green283
Bury Park267
Hart Hill211
Park Street171
Farley Hill25
Chaul End6

Last updated: November 22, 2019
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