Crime Statistics for Great Bridge, Sandwell, Sandwell, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Great Bridge, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Great Bridge using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 270 street level crime incidents in Great Bridge in May 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 Great Bridge, 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 Crime78
Anti Social Behaviour28
Vehicle Crime28
Other Theft20
Criminal Damage Arson19
Public Order18
Possession Of Weapons4
Other Crime4
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime270

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Black Lake (1.24 miles)374
Lambert’s End (1.39 miles)344
Ocker Hill (0.62 miles)326
Dudley Port (0.88 miles)292
Harvills Hawthorn (0.88 miles)291
Tipton (1.24 miles)275
Tipton Green (1.24 miles)275
Toll End270
Great Bridge270
Horseley Heath270

Most violent places near Great Bridge

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ocker Hill113
Dudley Port98
Black Lake90
Tipton Green84
Lambert’s End83
Toll End78
Great Bridge78
Horseley Heath78
Harvills Hawthorn75

Last updated: July 7, 2019
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