Crime Statistics for Shepherd Hill, Wakefield, Wakefield, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Shepherd Hill, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shepherd Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 153 street level crime incidents in Shepherd Hill in February 2021. 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 Shepherd 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 Crime60
Anti Social Behaviour21
Public Order21
Shoplifting16
Vehicle Crime9
Other Theft6
Burglary5
Drugs4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Bicycle Theft2
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
Robbery1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime153

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Shepherd Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Alverthorpe (1.96 miles)296
Earlsheaton (1.96 miles)254
Gawthorpe (1.39 miles)165
Shepherd Hill153
Chickenley (1.39 miles)141
Calder and Hebble Navigation (1.74 miles)134
South Ossett (0.62 miles)109
Horbury (1.39 miles)59
Healey (0.88 miles)49
Horbury Bridge (1.86 miles)21

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



Most violent places near Shepherd Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Alverthorpe129
Earlsheaton108
Calder and Hebble Navigation76
Gawthorpe73
Chickenley72
Shepherd Hill66
South Ossett54
Horbury32
Healey22
Horbury Bridge7

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


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