Crime Statistics for Bitterley, Bitterley, Shropshire, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Bitterley, Bitterley, Shropshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bitterley using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 5 street level crime incidents in Bitterley in May 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bitterley, 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 Crime5
All Crime5

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lower Ledwyche (2.63 miles)38
Sheet (2.63 miles)38
Cornbrook (2.77 miles)14
Brookrow (3.1 miles)7
Bitterley5
Hope Bagot (2.24 miles)2
Knowlegate (3.1 miles)2
Knowle (3.1 miles)2
Knowbury (1.96 miles)1
Caynham (2.78 miles)0



Most violent places near Bitterley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Ledwyche13
Sheet13
Bitterley5
Cornbrook3
Brookrow2
Hope Bagot1
Knowlegate1
Knowle1
Knowbury1
Caynham0

Last updated: July 6, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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