Crime Statistics for Bowlish, Mendip, Somerset, July 2021

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Crime Statistics for Bowlish, Mendip, Somerset
Crime Statistics for Bowlish, Mendip, Somerset
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bowlish using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 58 street level crime incidents in Bowlish in July 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 Bowlish, 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 Crime21
Anti Social Behaviour12
Public Order9
Criminal Damage Arson7
Burglary3
Other Theft2
Robbery1
Shoplifting1
Vehicle Crime1
Other Crime1
All Crime58

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2021

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

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 Bowlish has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Downside (0.88 miles)69
Bowlish58
Shepton Mallet58
Bodden (1.39 miles)47
Field (0.62 miles)19
Doulting (1.86 miles)18
Cannard’s Grave (1.39 miles)4
Beardly Batch (1.39 miles)4
Croscombe (1.39 miles)2
Burford (1.76 miles)2

6.2%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Bowlish

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Downside27
Bowlish21
Shepton Mallet21
Bodden17
Field7
Doulting6
Croscombe2
Cannard’s Grave0
Beardly Batch0
Burford0

Last updated: July 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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