Crime Statistics for Portico, St Helens, St Helens, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Portico, St Helens, St Helens

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Portico using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 220 street level crime incidents in Portico in November 2019. 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 Portico, 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 Crime64
Anti Social Behaviour35
Criminal Damage Arson26
Vehicle Crime22
Public Order19
Other Theft10
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime220

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Eccleston Park (0.62 miles)231
Toll Bar (0.88 miles)188
Grange Park (0.88 miles)188
Holt (1.24 miles)166
Brown Edge (1.24 miles)137
Thatto Heath (1.24 miles)137
Lea Green (1.39 miles)133
Nut Grove (0.88 miles)132
Eccleston (1.24 miles)72

Most violent places near Portico

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Eccleston Park69
Toll Bar63
Grange Park63
Nut Grove44
Brown Edge43
Thatto Heath43
Lea Green38

Last updated: December 24, 2019
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