Crime Statistics for Porlock, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

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Crime Statistics for Porlock, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Porlock using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 4 street level crime incidents in Porlock in May 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Porlock, 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 Crime4
All Crime4

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Minehead (4.96 miles)44
Higher Town (4.96 miles)44
Doverhay4
Porlock4
Bossington (0.88 miles)4
Allerford (1.39 miles)3
Cutcombe (5.01 miles)1
Exford (5.31 miles)1
Holnicote (1.86 miles)0
Timberscombe (5 miles)0

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Most violent places near Porlock

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Minehead22
Higher Town22
Doverhay4
Porlock4
Bossington4
Allerford3
Cutcombe0
Exford0
Holnicote0
Timberscombe0

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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