Crime Statistics for Oakham, Sandwell, Sandwell, June 2019

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Crime Statistics for Oakham, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Oakham 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 225 street level crime incidents in Oakham 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 Oakham, 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 Crime94
Anti Social Behaviour35
Burglary23
Vehicle Crime20
Criminal Damage Arson16
Public Order14
Other Theft12
Other Crime4
Robbery3
Drugs2
Shoplifting2
All Crime225

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 Oakham. 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 Oakham

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Kates Hill (0.88 miles)398
Burnt Tree (0.88 miles)398
Tansley Hill (0.62 miles)315
Tividale (0.62 miles)294
Dudley Port (1.24 miles)284
Rowley Regis (1.24 miles)251
Portway (0.88 miles)233
Oakham225
Round’s Green (1.24 miles)202
Springfield (0.62 miles)178



Most violent places near Oakham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Kates Hill146
Burnt Tree146
Tansley Hill124
Rowley Regis104
Tividale102
Dudley Port99
Oakham94
Portway89
Springfield81
Round’s Green73

Last updated: August 19, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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