Crime Statistics for Costessey Park, Costessey Park, Norfolk, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Costessey Park, Costessey Park, Norfolk

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Costessey Park using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 63 street level crime incidents in Costessey Park in May 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 Costessey 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 Crime22
Anti Social Behaviour11
Criminal Damage Arson5
Other Theft5
Shoplifting5
Vehicle Crime5
Bicycle Theft2
Theft From The Person2
Other Crime2
Burglary1
Drugs1
Possession Of Weapons1
Public Order1
All Crime63

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Earlham (2.63 miles)170
New Costessey (1.39 miles)169
Bunker’s Hill (1.75 miles)140
Hellesdon (2.55 miles)95
Bowthorpe (1.39 miles)66
Costessey Park63
Taverham (1.86 miles)35
Costessey (0.88 miles)33
Drayton (1.75 miles)17
Bawburgh (1.96 miles)6



Most violent places near Costessey Park

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Earlham62
New Costessey58
Bunker’s Hill44
Hellesdon44
Costessey Park22
Bowthorpe21
Costessey14
Taverham10
Drayton3
Bawburgh1

Last updated: July 7, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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