Crime Statistics for Toftwood, Breckland, Norfolk, February 2020

StatisticsPic Via

Crime Statistics for Toftwood, Breckland, Norfolk

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Toftwood using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 32 street level crime incidents in Toftwood in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Toftwood, 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 Crime13
Criminal Damage Arson5
Anti Social Behaviour4
Drugs4
Public Order3
Other Theft2
Burglary1
All Crime32

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dumpling Green (0.88 miles)68
Toftwood32
Etling Green (1.75 miles)16
Bushy Common (2.77 miles)7
Podmore (2.55 miles)6
Greengate (3.34 miles)4
North Tuddenham (3.34 miles)1
Daffy Green (2.23 miles)0
Garvestone (3.1 miles)0
Hoe (3.11 miles)0



Most violent places near Toftwood

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Dumpling Green15
Toftwood13
Bushy Common6
Podmore5
Etling Green4
Greengate3
North Tuddenham0
Daffy Green0
Garvestone0
Hoe0

Last updated: April 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






  1. Dereham – More like Drearam. Stay away if you’re not a local

    Dereham – More like Drearam. Stay away if you’re not a local

  2. Thetford – An optimists guide

    Thetford – An optimists guide

  3. Downham Market: from ex-cons in the flats by the train tracks to the Retreat Estate

    Downham Market: from ex-cons in the flats by the train tracks to the Retreat Estate

  4. Gayton, Norfolk

    Gayton, Norfolk

  5. Cromer, supposedly known as ‘Gem of the North Norfolk coast’ – why?

    Cromer, supposedly known as ‘Gem of the North Norfolk coast’ – why?

  6. Pretty Far from ‘Great’ Yarmouth

    Pretty Far from ‘Great’ Yarmouth

  7. King’s Lynn:  a once prestigious gem reduced to a ********** ground

    King’s Lynn: a once prestigious gem reduced to a ********** ground

  8. “Dirty GY” a.k.a Great Yarmouth

    “Dirty GY” a.k.a Great Yarmouth

  9. Come to Weeting, we have a steam festival and that’s about it

    Come to Weeting, we have a steam festival and that’s about it