Crime Statistics for Painthorpe, Wakefield, Wakefield, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Painthorpe, Wakefield, Wakefield
Crime Statistics for Painthorpe, Wakefield, Wakefield
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Painthorpe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 59 street level crime incidents in Painthorpe in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Painthorpe, 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 Crime10
Other Theft10
Anti Social Behaviour9
Criminal Damage Arson8
Public Order7
Burglary5
Other Crime4
Drugs2
Bicycle Theft1
Shoplifting1
Theft From The Person1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime59

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Painthorpe. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Painthorpe

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Kettlethorpe (0.88 miles)103
Durkar (1.24 miles)82
Newmillerdam (0.62 miles)64
Painthorpe59
Crigglestone59
Chapelthorpe59
Hall Green59
Hollingthorpe59
Calder Grove (0.88 miles)32
Great Cliff (0.88 miles)32

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



Most violent places near Painthorpe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Kettlethorpe32
Durkar24
Newmillerdam17
Painthorpe10
Crigglestone10
Chapelthorpe10
Hall Green10
Hollingthorpe10
Calder Grove5
Great Cliff5

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

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