Crime Statistics for Sheerwater, Woking, Surrey, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Sheerwater, Woking, Surrey

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sheerwater using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 130 street level crime incidents in Sheerwater in November 2019. 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 Sheerwater, 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 Crime48
Anti Social Behaviour24
Vehicle Crime13
Other Theft10
Public Order8
Criminal Damage Arson7
Burglary6
Drugs6
Shoplifting3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime130

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Maybury (1.39 miles)296
Horsell (1.96 miles)211
Horsell Birch (2.56 miles)146
Sheerwater130
Row Town (2.24 miles)120
Byfleet (2.55 miles)86
Rowhill (1.96 miles)77
Cartbridge (2.56 miles)77
Mimbridge (2.56 miles)25
Stonehill (2.24 miles)2



Most violent places near Sheerwater

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Maybury91
Horsell61
Horsell Birch48
Sheerwater48
Row Town30
Byfleet30
Cartbridge29
Rowhill25
Mimbridge1
Stonehill0

Last updated: December 24, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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