Crime Statistics for Horley, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Horley, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Horley using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2019 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 247 street level crime incidents in Horley in May 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Horley, 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 Crime69
Other Theft48
Anti Social Behaviour44
Public Order18
Vehicle Crime11
Criminal Damage Arson10
Other Crime10
Possession Of Weapons4
Bicycle Theft1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime247

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tinsley Green (2.49 miles)110
Fernhill (1.76 miles)97
Hookwood (1.39 miles)96
Meath Green (0.88 miles)95
South Earlswood (2.56 miles)57
Weatherhill (1.86 miles)34
Shipley Bridge (2.24 miles)31
Salfords (1.86 miles)29
Norwood Hill (2.48 miles)0

Most violent places near Horley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tinsley Green40
Meath Green34
South Earlswood21
Shipley Bridge12
Norwood Hill0

Last updated: July 8, 2019
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