Crime Statistics for Pitsmoor, Sheffield, Sheffield, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Pitsmoor, Sheffield, Sheffield
Crime Statistics for Pitsmoor, Sheffield, Sheffield
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pitsmoor using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 480 street level crime incidents in Pitsmoor in April 2021. 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 Pitsmoor, 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 Crime121
Anti Social Behaviour106
Public Order55
Criminal Damage Arson50
Other Theft36
Vehicle Crime22
Other Crime9
Bicycle Theft8
Theft From The Person8
Possession Of Weapons6
All Crime480

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Pitsmoor. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Pitsmoor

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Park Hill (1.24 miles)781
Burngreave (0.88 miles)745
Firth Park (1.24 miles)564
Fir Vale (0.62 miles)488
Grimesthorpe (0.62 miles)488
Attercliffe (0.88 miles)435
Brightside (0.62 miles)379
Parkwood Springs (1.24 miles)354
Carbrook (1.24 miles)206

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

Most violent places near Pitsmoor

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Firth Park214
Park Hill180
Fir Vale171
Parkwood Springs92

Last updated: April 2021
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