Crime Statistics for Warley Woods, Sandwell, Sandwell, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Warley Woods, Sandwell, Sandwell
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 March 2021 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 387 street level crime incidents in Warley Woods in March 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. 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 Crime140
Vehicle Crime49
Anti Social Behaviour45
Public Order34
Criminal Damage Arson29
Other Theft25
Possession Of Weapons11
Theft From The Person2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime387

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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)459
Langley (1.76 miles)423
Harborne (1.39 miles)391
Warley Woods387
Londonderry (0.88 miles)387
Causeway Green (1.39 miles)387
Langley Green (1.39 miles)387
Beech Lanes369
Bristnall Fields292

of 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
Causeway Green125
Langley Green125
Beech Lanes113
Bristnall Fields105
Warley Woods86

Last updated: March 2021
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