Crime Statistics for Waterloo Park, Sefton, Sefton, December 2020

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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 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 229 street level crime incidents in Waterloo Park 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 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 Crime90
Anti Social Behaviour36
Public Order29
Criminal Damage Arson19
Drugs13
Vehicle Crime11
Burglary8
Other Theft7
Other Crime7
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons3
Shoplifting2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime229

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 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)405
Buckley Hill (1.39 miles)312
Great Crosby (0.62 miles)253
Waterloo Park229
Netherton (2.24 miles)205
Waterloo (0.62 miles)151
Crosby (0.62 miles)151
Little Crosby (1.96 miles)62
Brighton le Sands (1.39 miles)61
Blundellsands (1.39 miles)61

4.2%
of Sefton residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



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
Litherland165
Buckley Hill130
Great Crosby98
Waterloo Park90
Netherton90
Waterloo59
Crosby59
Brighton le Sands23
Blundellsands23
Little Crosby20

Last updated: February 5, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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