Crime Statistics for Racecourse, Ipswich, Suffolk, December 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 December 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 134 street level crime incidents in Racecourse in December 2020. 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 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 Crime66
Anti Social Behaviour13
Criminal Damage Arson13
Public Order12
Drugs8
Vehicle Crime7
Burglary5
Other Theft4
Other Crime3
Shoplifting2
Robbery1
All Crime134

Map of street level crime incidents in December 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)515
California (1.24 miles)316
Stoke (1.39 miles)284
Rushmere St Andrew (1.96 miles)201
Broke Hall (0.88 miles)197
Stoke Park (1.86 miles)152
Maidenhall (1.86 miles)152
Racecourse134
Warren Heath (1.24 miles)86
Greenwich (0.62 miles)81

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
Ipswich173
California150
Stoke107
Rushmere St Andrew103
Broke Hall87
Racecourse66
Stoke Park59
Maidenhall59
Greenwich38
Warren Heath32

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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