Crime Statistics for Waterloo Park, Sefton, Sefton, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Waterloo Park, Sefton, Sefton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waterloo Park using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 247 street level crime incidents in Waterloo Park in August 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 Waterloo Park, 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 Crime81
Anti Social Behaviour51
Criminal Damage Arson27
Vehicle Crime14
Public Order12
Other Theft7
Possession Of Weapons6
Bicycle Theft2
Theft From The Person2
Other Crime1
All Crime247

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Litherland (0.62 miles)396
Buckley Hill (1.39 miles)291
Great Crosby (0.62 miles)256
Waterloo Park247
Netherton (2.24 miles)208
Waterloo (0.62 miles)159
Crosby (0.62 miles)159
Little Crosby (1.96 miles)56
Blundellsands (1.39 miles)52
Brighton le Sands (1.39 miles)52

Most violent places near Waterloo Park

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Buckley Hill97
Waterloo Park81
Great Crosby74
Brighton le Sands14
Little Crosby11

Last updated: October 5, 2019
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