Crime Statistics for Coal Pool, Walsall, Walsall, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Coal Pool using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 704 street level crime incidents in Coal Pool in May 2022. 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 Coal Pool, 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 Crime296
Public Order73
Criminal Damage Arson61
Vehicle Crime59
Other Theft48
Anti Social Behaviour38
Possession Of Weapons18
Other Crime10
Theft From The Person5
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime704

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Birchills (0.88 miles)738
Coal Pool704
Blakenall Heath (0.88 miles)471
Goscote (0.88 miles)0
Walsall (1.24 miles)0
Rushall (1.39 miles)0
Heath End (1.39 miles)0
The Chuckery (1.39 miles)0

Most violent places near Coal Pool

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Coal Pool296
Blakenall Heath201
Heath End0
The Chuckery0

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Last updated: May 2022
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