Crime Statistics for Wallisdown, Penn Hill, Poole, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Wallisdown, Penn Hill, Poole

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wallisdown using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 321 street level crime incidents in Wallisdown in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Wallisdown, 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 Crime97
Anti Social Behaviour67
Shoplifting48
Criminal Damage Arson44
Vehicle Crime24
Other Theft15
Burglary13
Public Order6
Bicycle Theft3
Other Crime2
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime321

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Talbot Woods (1.39 miles)327
Wallisdown321
Turbary Common (0.62 miles)267
Talbot Village (1.39 miles)266
Ensbury Park (1.39 miles)266
Bourne Valley (0.62 miles)260
Talbot Heath (0.62 miles)260
Alderney (0.88 miles)243
West Howe (1.24 miles)226
Parkstone (1.76 miles)192



Most violent places near Wallisdown

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Wallisdown97
Turbary Common95
Talbot Woods94
Talbot Village87
Ensbury Park87
Alderney87
Bourne Valley86
Talbot Heath86
West Howe83
Parkstone58

Last updated: April 4, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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