Crime Statistics for Sandal Magna, Wakefield, Wakefield, Nov 2019

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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 November 2019 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 139 street level crime incidents in Sandal Magna in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. 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 Crime58
Criminal Damage Arson17
Anti Social Behaviour14
Shoplifting9
Burglary8
Other Theft8
Public Order8
Vehicle Crime6
Robbery4
Possession Of Weapons3
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Drugs1
All Crime139

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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)175
Agbrigg (0.62 miles)175
Calder (1.39 miles)163
Sandal (0.62 miles)141
Portobello (0.62 miles)141
Sandal Magna139
Heath Common (0.88 miles)125
Milnthorpe (0.88 miles)99
Pledwick (1.39 miles)82
Walton (0.88 miles)34



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
Belle Vue65
Agbrigg65
Calder60
Sandal Magna58
Heath Common58
Sandal53
Portobello53
Milnthorpe42
Pledwick42
Walton12

Last updated: December 24, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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