Crime Statistics for Warley Woods, Sandwell, Sandwell, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Warley Woods, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Warley Woods 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 288 street level crime incidents in Warley Woods 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 Warley Woods, 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 Crime86
Anti Social Behaviour37
Vehicle Crime36
Public Order29
Criminal Damage Arson21
Other Theft21
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime288

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 Warley Woods. 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 Warley Woods

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

LocationCrime Incidents
California (1.86 miles)410
Harborne (1.39 miles)393
Beech Lanes358
Langley (1.76 miles)336
Langley Green (1.39 miles)332
Causeway Green (1.39 miles)332
Londonderry (0.88 miles)308
Bristnall Fields308
Warley Woods288

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

Most violent places near Warley Woods

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Beech Lanes143
Langley Green125
Causeway Green125
Bristnall Fields105
Warley Woods86

Last updated: February 5, 2021
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