The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ponteland using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 40 street level crime incidents in Ponteland in August 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.
|Anti Social Behaviour||16|
|Criminal Damage Arson||2|
Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020
Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Ponteland. 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 Ponteland
We've taken the ten nearest places to Ponteland and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Ponteland has more crime than other surrounding areas.
|North Walbottle (3.78 miles)||119|
|Callerton (3.17 miles)||46|
|Black Callerton (2.56 miles)||13|
|Pont (1.47 miles)||11|
|High Callerton (1.86 miles)||6|
|Mason (2.48 miles)||6|
|Callerton Lane End (2.48 miles)||2|
|Medburn (2.63 miles)||1|
|Brenkley (3.34 miles)||1|
of Northumberland residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census
Most violent places near Ponteland
The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Ponteland and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.
|Callerton Lane End||1|
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0
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