Crime Statistics for Aire and Calder Navigation, Wakefield, North Yorkshire

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Crime Statistics for Aire and Calder Navigation, Wakefield, North Yorkshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Aire and Calder Navigation using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 144 street level crime incidents in Aire and Calder Navigation in November 2020. 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 Aire and Calder Navigation, 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 Crime45
Anti Social Behaviour36
Criminal Damage Arson13
Public Order10
Vehicle Crime9
Other Theft7
Other Crime5
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime144

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Aire and Calder Navigation. 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 Aire and Calder Navigation

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Water Fryston (2.44 miles)205
Knottingley (0.95 miles)153
Aire and Calder Navigation144
Brotherton (1.06 miles)73
Byram (1.06 miles)73
Ferrybridge (1.63 miles)68
Fairburn (2.28 miles)31
Poole (1.66 miles)25
Kellingley (1.51 miles)8
Beal (2.14 miles)6

of Wakefield residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Aire and Calder Navigation

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Water Fryston74
Aire and Calder Navigation45

Last updated: December 23, 2020
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