Crime Statistics for Lawley, New Works, Shropshire, September 2020

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Crime Statistics for Lawley, New Works, Shropshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lawley using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 63 street level crime incidents in Lawley in September 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Lawley, 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 Crime34
Burglary6
Other Theft6
Criminal Damage Arson5
Shoplifting5
Public Order3
Other Crime3
Robbery1
All Crime63

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Telford (1.39 miles)273
Town Centre (1.24 miles)270
Town Park (1.24 miles)270
Malinslee (1.24 miles)236
Dalwey (0.88 miles)111
Ketley (1.24 miles)91
Lawley63
Horsehay (0.62 miles)55
Doseley (1.24 miles)29
Coalmoor (0.88 miles)9

7.3%
of Telford and Wrekin residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Lawley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Telford140
Town Centre139
Town Park139
Malinslee112
Dalwey58
Ketley46
Lawley34
Horsehay32
Doseley15
Coalmoor5

Last updated: November 19, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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