Crime Statistics for Pledwick, Wakefield, Wakefield, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pledwick, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pledwick using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 62 street level crime incidents in Pledwick in May 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 Pledwick, 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 Crime23
Anti Social Behaviour12
Shoplifting7
Burglary6
Public Order5
Other Theft3
Bicycle Theft2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Drugs2
All Crime62

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Portobello (1.24 miles)116
Sandal (1.24 miles)116
Durkar (1.39 miles)111
Kettlethorpe (0.62 miles)101
Milnthorpe (0.62 miles)88
Pledwick62
Newmillerdam (0.88 miles)62
Hollingthorpe (1.39 miles)52
Crigglestone (1.39 miles)52
Chapelthorpe (1.39 miles)52

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



Most violent places near Pledwick

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Portobello38
Sandal38
Kettlethorpe38
Durkar36
Milnthorpe29
Pledwick23
Newmillerdam21
Hollingthorpe19
Crigglestone19
Chapelthorpe19

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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