Crime Statistics for Hockley, Tamworth, Staffordshire, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Hockley, Tamworth, Staffordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hockley using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 55 street level crime incidents in Hockley in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour24
Violent Crime13
Other Theft8
Criminal Damage Arson3
Public Order2
All Crime55

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Belgrave (1.24 miles)164
Two Gates (0.88 miles)92
Fazeley (1.76 miles)82
Dosthill (0.62 miles)28
Birmingham and Fazeley Canal (1.12 miles)25
Hall End (1.86 miles)25
Edge Hill (1.39 miles)20
Freasley (1.39 miles)19
Drayton Bassett (1.86 miles)2

Most violent places near Hockley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Two Gates21
Hall End8
Birmingham and Fazeley Canal4
Edge Hill3
Drayton Bassett1

Last updated: November 24, 2019
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