Crime Statistics for Playford, Suffolk, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Playford, Playford, Suffolk
Crime Statistics for Playford, Playford, Suffolk
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Playford 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 9 street level crime incidents in Playford in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour4
Violent Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson1
Public Order1
All Crime9

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 Playford. 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 Playford

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 Playford has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Rushmere St Andrew (1.75 miles)186
Rushmere Street (0.88 miles)62
Martlesham Heath (2.23 miles)55
Martlesham (2.48 miles)39
Beacon Hill (1.24 miles)36
Little Bealings (1.24 miles)36
Kesgrave (1.24 miles)35
Playford9
Tuddenham St Martin (1.39 miles)6
Larks’ Hill (1.75 miles)3

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



Most violent places near Playford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rushmere St Andrew77
Rushmere Street29
Martlesham Heath15
Beacon Hill15
Little Bealings15
Kesgrave11
Martlesham10
Playford3
Tuddenham St Martin2
Larks’ Hill0

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

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