Crime Statistics for Racecourse, Ipswich, Suffolk, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Racecourse, Ipswich, Suffolk

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Racecourse using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 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 132 street level crime incidents in Racecourse in May 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Racecourse, 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 Crime60
Public Order18
Anti Social Behaviour18
Criminal Damage Arson9
Drugs9
Other Theft6
Vehicle Crime6
Burglary2
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
Shoplifting1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime132

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ipswich (1.75 miles)598
California (1.24 miles)353
Stoke (1.39 miles)295
Broke Hall (0.88 miles)202
Rushmere St Andrew (1.96 miles)143
Stoke Park (1.86 miles)141
Maidenhall (1.86 miles)141
Racecourse132
Greenwich (0.62 miles)95
Warren Heath (1.24 miles)84

11.9%
of Ipswich residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Racecourse

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ipswich234
California171
Stoke120
Broke Hall89
Racecourse60
Rushmere St Andrew56
Stoke Park53
Maidenhall53
Warren Heath40
Greenwich36

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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