Crime Statistics for Ecton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, Apr 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ecton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2022 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 139 street level crime incidents in Ecton in April 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Ecton, 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 Crime50
Shoplifting22
Anti Social Behaviour17
Burglary12
Criminal Damage Arson10
Other Theft10
Public Order6
Vehicle Crime5
Drugs4
Other Crime3
All Crime139

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Little Billing (1.39 miles)227
Boothville (2.56 miles)217
Round Spinney (2.24 miles)198
Ecton Brook (0.88 miles)170
Great Billing (0.88 miles)170
Ecton139
Earls Barton (1.86 miles)37
New Barton (1.96 miles)36
Cogenhoe (1.86 miles)11
Sywell (2.49 miles)6



Most violent places near Ecton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Little Billing96
Boothville96
Round Spinney77
Ecton Brook72
Great Billing72
Ecton50
Earls Barton15
New Barton15
Cogenhoe4
Sywell1

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Last updated: April 2022
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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