Crime Statistics for Sandal Magna, Wakefield, Wakefield, Dec 2020

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Crime Statistics for Sandal Magna, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sandal Magna 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 107 street level crime incidents in Sandal Magna in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sandal Magna, 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 Crime42
Public Order16
Anti Social Behaviour14
Burglary10
Shoplifting6
Vehicle Crime6
Other Theft5
Criminal Damage Arson4
Drugs3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime107

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 Sandal Magna. 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 Sandal Magna

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Belle Vue (0.62 miles)151
Agbrigg (0.62 miles)151
Calder (1.39 miles)148
Sandal (0.62 miles)121
Portobello (0.62 miles)121
Sandal Magna107
Heath Common (0.88 miles)90
Milnthorpe (0.88 miles)86
Pledwick (1.39 miles)77
Walton (0.88 miles)29

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



Most violent places near Sandal Magna

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Calder60
Belle Vue53
Agbrigg53
Sandal Magna42
Heath Common40
Sandal37
Portobello37
Milnthorpe31
Pledwick27
Walton7

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


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