Crime Statistics for Netherton, Wakefield, Wakefield, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Netherton, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Netherton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 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 28 street level crime incidents in Netherton in February 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Netherton, 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 Crime13
Burglary4
Public Order2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
Anti Social Behaviour1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Drugs1
Other Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime28

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Netherton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Ossett (1.96 miles)109
Horbury (1.75 miles)59
Durkar (2.56 miles)58
Horbury Junction (1.96 miles)51
Healey (1.86 miles)49
Netherton28
Calder Grove (1.86 miles)23
Great Cliff (1.86 miles)23
Horbury Bridge (0.88 miles)21
Briestfield (2.56 miles)12

5.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Netherton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Ossett54
Horbury32
Durkar23
Horbury Junction22
Healey22
Netherton22
Calder Grove7
Great Cliff7
Horbury Bridge7
Briestfield0

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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