Crime Statistics for Shrewsbury, Shropshire, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shrewsbury using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 362 street level crime incidents in Shrewsbury in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour113
Violent Crime103
Shoplifting41
Criminal Damage Arson20
Public Order17
Burglary16
Other Theft15
Drugs11
Bicycle Theft9
Vehicle Crime8
Robbery5
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
All Crime362

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Underdale (0.88 miles)428
Castle Fields (0.88 miles)428
Spring Gdns (0.88 miles)428
Shrewsbury362
Cherry Orchard362
Gravelhill (0.88 miles)269
Frankwell (0.88 miles)269
Belle Vue (0.62 miles)192
Copthorne (1.24 miles)63
Porthill (1.24 miles)63



Most violent places near Shrewsbury

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Underdale130
Castle Fields130
Spring Gdns130
Shrewsbury103
Cherry Orchard103
Gravelhill79
Frankwell79
Belle Vue50
Copthorne25
Porthill25

Last updated: November 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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