Crime Statistics for Okus, North Wroughton, Swindon, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Okus, North Wroughton, Swindon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Okus using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 129 street level crime incidents in Okus in July 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 Okus, 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 Crime51
Anti Social Behaviour29
Criminal Damage Arson11
Public Order10
Other Theft9
Vehicle Crime7
Burglary4
Drugs3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
Robbery1
All Crime129

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Gorse Hill (1.96 miles)506
Lower Stratton (2.24 miles)414
Lawn (1.24 miles)255
Even Swindon (1.39 miles)249
Park (1.86 miles)222
Shaw (2.24 miles)136
Toothill (1.24 miles)132
Okus129
Freshbrook (1.86 miles)78
North Wroughton (1.24 miles)25

12.8%
of Swindon residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Okus

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Gorse Hill133
Lower Stratton118
Even Swindon89
Lawn73
Park66
Okus51
Shaw49
Toothill41
Freshbrook23
North Wroughton8

Last updated: September 13, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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