Crime Statistics for Wednesbury Oak, Sandwell, Sandwell, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for Wednesbury Oak, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wednesbury Oak using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 257 street level crime incidents in Wednesbury Oak in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Wednesbury Oak, 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
Criminal Damage Arson37
Anti Social Behaviour31
Vehicle Crime26
Public Order14
Other Theft13
Possession Of Weapons6
Other Crime6
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime257

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lower Bradley (0.88 miles)284
Ocker Hill (0.88 miles)264
Wednesbury Oak257
Tipton Green (1.39 miles)257
Tipton (1.39 miles)257
Harvills Hawthorn (1.39 miles)237
Wallbrook (1.39 miles)220
Coseley (1.24 miles)206
Wednesbury (1.39 miles)193
Church Hill (1.39 miles)193

Most violent places near Wednesbury Oak

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Bradley102
Wednesbury Oak94
Tipton Green91
Ocker Hill82
Church Hill72
Harvills Hawthorn71

Last updated: December 26, 2019
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