Crime Statistics for Sheffield, South Yorkshire, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sheffield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 1285 street level crime incidents in Sheffield in February 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 Sheffield, 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 Crime281
Anti Social Behaviour230
Public Order152
Other Theft101
Vehicle Crime75
Theft From The Person72
Criminal Damage Arson62
Bicycle Theft20
Other Crime18
Possession Of Weapons12
All Crime1285

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Burngreave (0.62 miles)1189
Park Hill (0.62 miles)1160
Sheffield Park (0.88 miles)870
Highfield (1.24 miles)519
Attercliffe (1.39 miles)514
Manor Park (1.39 miles)414
Walkley (1.39 miles)404
Crookesmoor (1.24 miles)381
Parkwood Springs (1.39 miles)354

Most violent places near Sheffield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Park Hill246
Sheffield Park220
Manor Park155
Parkwood Springs109

Last updated: April 3, 2020
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