Crime Statistics for Ocker Hill, Sandwell, Sandwell, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Ocker Hill, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ocker Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 400 street level crime incidents in Ocker Hill in December 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 Ocker Hill, 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 Crime165
Anti Social Behaviour52
Public Order29
Vehicle Crime28
Criminal Damage Arson27
Possession Of Weapons8
Other Theft7
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person1
All Crime400

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Black Lake (1.39 miles)453
Balls Hill (1.24 miles)409
Ocker Hill400
Horseley Heath (0.62 miles)391
Toll End (0.62 miles)391
Great Bridge (0.62 miles)391
Harvills Hawthorn (0.62 miles)351
Wednesbury Oak (0.88 miles)341
Tipton (1.39 miles)314
Tipton Green (1.39 miles)314

of Sandwell residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Ocker Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Black Lake171
Ocker Hill165
Horseley Heath157
Toll End157
Great Bridge157
Wednesbury Oak153
Balls Hill147
Tipton Green142
Harvills Hawthorn118

Last updated: February 3, 2021
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