Crime Statistics for Oakdale, Poole, Poole, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Oakdale, Poole, Poole

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Oakdale using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 345 street level crime incidents in Oakdale in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour117
Violent Crime87
Criminal Damage Arson28
Other Theft26
Vehicle Crime20
Public Order19
Bicycle Theft9
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime345

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Wallisdown (1.96 miles)366
Longfleet (0.88 miles)289
Alderney (1.76 miles)258
Parkstone (0.88 miles)250
Lower Hamworthy (1.76 miles)156
Canford Heath (1.24 miles)144
Waterloo (1.39 miles)111
Hamworthy (1.96 miles)84
Creekmoor (1.39 miles)66

of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Oakdale

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Hamworthy42
Canford Heath35

Last updated: February 3, 2021
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