Crime Statistics for Waterloo, Sefton, Sefton, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Waterloo, Sefton, Sefton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waterloo 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 139 street level crime incidents in Waterloo in November 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, 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 Crime41
Anti Social Behaviour18
Vehicle Crime12
Criminal Damage Arson9
Public Order8
Other Theft7
Bicycle Theft6
Theft From The Person1
Other Crime1
All Crime139

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 Waterloo. 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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Litherland (1.24 miles)309
Buckley Hill (1.96 miles)276
Waterloo Park (0.62 miles)233
Netherton (2.77 miles)212
Great Crosby (0.88 miles)178
Little Crosby (1.86 miles)57
Brighton le Sands (0.88 miles)32
Blundellsands (0.88 miles)32

Most violent places near Waterloo

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Buckley Hill110
Waterloo Park62
Great Crosby60
Little Crosby14
Brighton le Sands10

Last updated: December 26, 2019
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