Crime Statistics for Talke, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

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Crime Statistics for Talke, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Crime Statistics for Talke, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Talke using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 38 street level crime incidents in Talke in April 2021. 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 Talke, 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 Crime20
Anti Social Behaviour11
Other Theft4
Criminal Damage Arson3
All Crime38

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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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 Talke

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Acres Nook (1.24 miles)103
Hardings Wood (0.88 miles)97
Kidsgrove (0.88 miles)97
Butt Lane (0.62 miles)53
Clough Hall (0.62 miles)52
Talke38
Coalpit Hill38
Hollins38
Talke Pits (0.62 miles)31
Dunkirk (0.88 miles)15

5%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Talke

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hardings Wood43
Kidsgrove43
Acres Nook42
Butt Lane29
Clough Hall25
Talke20
Coalpit Hill20
Hollins20
Talke Pits15
Dunkirk4

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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