Crime Statistics for Black Lake, Sandwell, Sandwell, June 2019

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Crime Statistics for Black Lake, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Black Lake using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 327 street level crime incidents in Black Lake in June 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 Black Lake, 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 Crime110
Anti Social Behaviour40
Vehicle Crime28
Burglary27
Public Order25
Shoplifting25
Criminal Damage Arson21
Other Theft21
Drugs8
Robbery7
Other Crime6
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons3
Bicycle Theft2
All Crime327

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Churchfield372
Black Lake327
Lambert’s End317
Toll End (1.24 miles)270
Charlemont (1.39 miles)267
Balls Hill260
Ocker Hill (1.39 miles)242
Harvills Hawthorn (0.88 miles)219
Horseley Heath (1.24 miles)210
Great Bridge (1.24 miles)210



Most violent places near Black Lake

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Churchfield134
Black Lake110
Charlemont109
Lambert’s End102
Balls Hill88
Toll End78
Ocker Hill65
Harvills Hawthorn62
Horseley Heath59
Great Bridge59

Last updated: August 16, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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