Crime Statistics for Walton, Wakefield, Wakefield, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Walton, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Walton 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 26 street level crime incidents in Walton 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 Walton, 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 Crime10
Anti Social Behaviour5
Public Order4
Drugs3
Bicycle Theft1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Shoplifting1
All Crime26

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 Walton. 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 Walton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Agbrigg (1.39 miles)180
Belle Vue (1.39 miles)180
Sandal Magna (0.88 miles)126
Sandal (1.39 miles)116
Portobello (1.39 miles)116
Heath Common (1.24 miles)103
Milnthorpe (1.24 miles)84
Pledwick (1.39 miles)62
Crofton (1.86 miles)32
Walton26

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



Most violent places near Walton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Agbrigg57
Belle Vue57
Sandal Magna50
Sandal38
Portobello38
Heath Common35
Milnthorpe30
Pledwick23
Crofton14
Walton10

Last updated: July 8, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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