Crime Statistics for Waterloo, Tameside, Tameside, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Waterloo, Tameside, Tameside

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waterloo 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 549 street level crime incidents in Waterloo in May 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 Waterloo, 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 Crime174
Anti Social Behaviour87
Public Order63
Shoplifting53
Other Theft41
Criminal Damage Arson30
Vehicle Crime28
Burglary25
Drugs15
Possession Of Weapons11
Other Crime7
Bicycle Theft5
Robbery5
Theft From The Person5
All Crime549

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 Waterloo. 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 Waterloo

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ashton-under-Lyne (0.88 miles)778
Waterloo549
Crowhill (0.88 miles)412
Littlemoss (1.39 miles)272
Fitton Hill (1.24 miles)267
Taunton (0.62 miles)219
Bardsley (0.62 miles)216
Knott Lanes (0.88 miles)188
Alt Hill (1.39 miles)171
Daisy Nook (1.24 miles)146



Most violent places near Waterloo

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ashton-under-Lyne264
Waterloo174
Crowhill111
Fitton Hill95
Bardsley73
Littlemoss65
Taunton64
Alt Hill63
Knott Lanes53
Daisy Nook37

Last updated: July 10, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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