Crime Statistics for Swinton, Rotherham, Rotherham, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Swinton, Rotherham, Rotherham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Swinton 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 126 street level crime incidents in Swinton in August 2019. 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 Swinton, 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 Crime34
Anti Social Behaviour23
Criminal Damage Arson14
Public Order12
Vehicle Crime12
Burglary11
Other Theft9
Shoplifting4
Other Crime3
Robbery2
Drugs1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime126

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 Swinton. 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 Swinton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rawmarsh (1.75 miles)217
Ryecroft (1.39 miles)172
Swinton Bridge (0.88 miles)172
Old Denaby (1.96 miles)130
Swinton126
Wath-upon-Dearne (1.75 miles)108
Bow Broom (0.62 miles)101
Abdy (1.24 miles)65
Newhill (1.39 miles)59
Kilnhurst (0.88 miles)45



Most violent places near Swinton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rawmarsh68
Swinton Bridge56
Old Denaby51
Ryecroft50
Wath-upon-Dearne41
Swinton34
Bow Broom33
Abdy22
Newhill21
Kilnhurst12

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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