Crime Statistics for Borough Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire, 2024

There were a total of 162 street level crime incidents in Borough Park in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Borough Park, 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 Crime66
Vehicle Crime17
Anti Social Behaviour14
Other Theft12
Shoplifting11
Criminal Damage Arson11
Public Order10
Burglary8
Other Crime4
Drugs3
Theft From The Person3
Robbery1
Possession Of Weapons1
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime162

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Borough Park. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Borough Park

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Kettlebrook (1.24 miles)189
Bolehall (1.24 miles)189
Tamworth (1.39 miles)174
Borough Park162
Anker (1.2 miles)161
Bitterscote (1.39 miles)145
Amington (1.39 miles)123
The Alders (1.39 miles)83
Alvecote (1.96 miles)73
Comberford (1.76 miles)12

6.38%
of Mercian residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Borough Park?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tamworth79
Borough Park66
Kettlebrook63
Bolehall63
Amington62
Anker59
Bitterscote53
Alvecote43
The Alders30
Comberford7

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Borough Park?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Borough Park to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Borough Park compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Borough Park and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Borough Park is ranked #6.

#WardScore
1Glascote74
2Belgrave63
3Castle61
4Bolehall56
5Spital52
6Mercian46
7Fazeley42
8Amington38
9Trinity27
10Whittington & Streethay20
11Mease Valley11

Which road in Borough Park has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Borough Park with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Clifton Avenue.

Last updated: March 2024
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