Crime Statistics for Raynes Park, London, Merton, January 2020

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Crime Statistics for Raynes Park, London, Merton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Raynes Park using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so January 2020 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 239 street level crime incidents in Raynes Park in January 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Raynes Park, 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 Crime46
Vehicle Crime41
Other Theft36
Anti Social Behaviour35
Burglary27
Criminal Damage Arson13
Drugs12
Public Order12
Shoplifting8
Theft From The Person4
Bicycle Theft2
Possession Of Weapons2
Robbery1
All Crime239

Map of street level crime incidents in January 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Wimbledon (1.75 miles)445
Morden (1.24 miles)307
Beverley Beck (0.75 miles)263
New Malden (1.24 miles)250
Raynes Park239
Bushey Mead222
Morden Park (1.24 miles)207
Crooked Billet (1.24 miles)194
Motspur Park (1.39 miles)186
Copse Hill (1.39 miles)156



Most violent places near Raynes Park

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Wimbledon119
Morden79
Morden Park54
Beverley Beck51
New Malden46
Raynes Park46
Bushey Mead44
Motspur Park37
Crooked Billet36
Copse Hill24

Last updated: March 26, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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