Crime Statistics for Red Hill, Wakefield, Wakefield, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Red Hill, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Red Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 275 street level crime incidents in Red Hill in December 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 Red 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 Crime68
Anti Social Behaviour50
Criminal Damage Arson42
Public Order34
Shoplifting24
Other Theft19
Burglary11
Drugs10
Vehicle Crime5
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons3
Bicycle Theft2
Robbery2
All Crime275

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Castleford (1.24 miles)303
Red Hill275
Cutsyke (1.39 miles)184
Monkhill (1.96 miles)180
Airedale (0.62 miles)174
Water Fryston (1.39 miles)151
New Fryston (1.39 miles)118
Allerton Bywater (1.75 miles)113
Ferrybridge (1.96 miles)77
Aire (1.8 miles)71

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



Most violent places near Red Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Castleford84
Monkhill71
Red Hill68
Cutsyke64
Water Fryston59
Airedale55
New Fryston47
Ferrybridge27
Aire27
Allerton Bywater22

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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