Crime Statistics for Newton Hill, Wakefield, Wakefield, June 2020

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Crime Statistics for Newton Hill, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Newton Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 470 street level crime incidents in Newton Hill in June 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 Newton Hill, 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 Crime175
Anti Social Behaviour79
Public Order70
Criminal Damage Arson33
Other Theft30
Shoplifting19
Burglary13
Drugs13
Vehicle Crime12
Other Crime10
Possession Of Weapons6
Robbery4
Bicycle Theft3
Theft From The Person3
All Crime470

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Newton Hill470
Alverthorpe (1.39 miles)308
Agbrigg (1.96 miles)180
Calder (1.75 miles)164
Lofthouse Gate (1.24 miles)108
Lofthouse (1.86 miles)70
Carr Gate (1.75 miles)59
Lawns (1.75 miles)59
Bottom Boat (1.75 miles)58
Beck Bottom (1.96 miles)30

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



Most violent places near Newton Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newton Hill175
Alverthorpe131
Calder60
Agbrigg57
Lofthouse Gate35
Lofthouse21
Bottom Boat21
Carr Gate18
Lawns18
Beck Bottom10

Last updated: August 15, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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