Crime Statistics for Telford, Telford and Wrekin, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Telford, Telford, Telford and Wrekin

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Telford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 391 street level crime incidents in Telford in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour101
Violent Crime95
Public Order30
Criminal Damage Arson27
Other Theft24
Bicycle Theft7
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person3
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime391

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Town Park (0.62 miles)380
Malinslee (0.62 miles)380
Town Centre (0.62 miles)380
Hollinswood (0.62 miles)358
Ketley Bank (0.62 miles)330
Stafford Park (1.39 miles)212
Red Lake (0.88 miles)167
Ketley (1.39 miles)137
Lawley (1.39 miles)108

Most violent places near Telford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Town Park100
Town Centre100
Ketley Bank78
Stafford Park58
Red Lake47

Last updated: November 25, 2019
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