Crime Statistics for Castle Hill, Ipswich, Suffolk, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Castle Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 227 street level crime incidents in Castle Hill in May 2022. 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 Castle Hill, 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 Crime101
Anti Social Behaviour33
Criminal Damage Arson20
Public Order15
Vehicle Crime10
Other Theft9
Bicycle Theft3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime227

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ipswich (1.96 miles)849
Stoke (2.56 miles)451
Chantry (2.56 miles)260
Castle Hill227
Akenham (0.88 miles)147
Sproughton (2.63 miles)36
Barham (2.56 miles)35
The Common (1.96 miles)31
Henley (2.48 miles)2
Tuddenham St Martin (2.55 miles)2

Most violent places near Castle Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Castle Hill101
The Common3
Tuddenham St Martin2

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Last updated: May 2022
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