Crime Statistics for Launton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Launton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Launton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2019 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 51 street level crime incidents in Launton in August 2019. 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 Launton, 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 Crime12
Anti Social Behaviour10
Other Theft4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Vehicle Crime3
Public Order2
Other Crime2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime51

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bicester (1.24 miles)183
Highfield (1.96 miles)163
Caversfield (2.24 miles)51
Blackthorn (2.24 miles)15
Lower Arncott (2.48 miles)6
Ray (2.52 miles)6
Chesterton (2.56 miles)5
Stratton Audley (2.48 miles)2
Ambrosden (1.86 miles)1

Most violent places near Launton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Arncott1
Stratton Audley1

Last updated: October 3, 2019
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