Crime Statistics for Rotherham, South Yorkshire, January 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rotherham, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rotherham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so January 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 456 street level crime incidents in Rotherham in January 2020. 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 Rotherham, 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 Crime150
Anti Social Behaviour62
Public Order54
Shoplifting38
Criminal Damage Arson37
Other Theft31
Burglary30
Vehicle Crime27
Drugs8
Possession Of Weapons6
Other Crime6
Theft From The Person4
Robbery3
All Crime456

Map of street level crime incidents in January 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rotherham456
Aldwarke (1.39 miles)397
Herringthorpe (0.62 miles)392
Dalton Parva (1.39 miles)245
Dalton (1.75 miles)218
Masbrough (1.24 miles)217
Broom (0.88 miles)190
Don (1.43 miles)158
Canklow (1.39 miles)100
Moorgate (1.39 miles)75



Most violent places near Rotherham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rotherham150
Herringthorpe119
Aldwarke109
Dalton Parva85
Masbrough68
Dalton63
Broom58
Don38
Canklow27
Moorgate26

Last updated: March 26, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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