Crime Statistics for Belford, Northumberland, July 2021

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Crime Statistics for Belford, Belford, Northumberland
Crime Statistics for Belford, Belford, Northumberland
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Belford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 2021 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 5 street level crime incidents in Belford in July 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Belford, 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 Crime3
Other Theft2
All Crime5

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Belford. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Belford

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Haggerston (7.24 miles)6
Belford5
North Sunderland (6.93 miles)4
Elwick (1.96 miles)2
Milfield (10.53 miles)2
Embleton (10.56 miles)2
Bamburgh (4.38 miles)1
Fenwick (5 miles)0
High Newton-by-the-Sea (9.46 miles)0
Ford Hill (9.62 miles)0

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Most violent places near Belford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Haggerston5
Belford3
North Sunderland1
Milfield1
Bamburgh1
Elwick0
Embleton0
Fenwick0
High Newton-by-the-Sea0
Ford Hill0

Last updated: July 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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