Crime Statistics for South Denes, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Oct 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Denes, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Denes 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 167 street level crime incidents in South Denes 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 South Denes, 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 Crime69
Anti Social Behaviour38
Public Order17
Criminal Damage Arson14
Bicycle Theft3
Other Theft3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime167

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 South Denes. 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 South Denes

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Yarmouth (1.96 miles)484
Southtown (1.39 miles)327
Cobholm Island (2.24 miles)243
Runham (2.77 miles)243
Gorleston-on-Sea (0.88 miles)176
South Denes167
Burgh Castle (3.1 miles)23
Belton (3.34 miles)19
Hopton on Sea (2.56 miles)9
Bunker’s Hill (3.1 miles)1

Most violent places near South Denes

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Great Yarmouth180
Cobholm Island80
South Denes69
Burgh Castle12
Hopton on Sea5
Bunker’s Hill1

Last updated: November 25, 2019
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