Crime Statistics for Shire Oak, Walsall, Walsall, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shire Oak, Walsall, Walsall

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shire Oak 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 137 street level crime incidents in Shire Oak in December 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 Shire Oak, 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 Behaviour20
Vehicle Crime13
Criminal Damage Arson12
Public Order12
Burglary4
Other Theft4
Other Crime4
Shoplifting3
Possession Of Weapons2
Robbery2
Drugs1
All Crime137

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 Shire Oak. 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 Shire Oak

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Shire Oak137
Holly Bank (0.62 miles)127
Shelfield (1.76 miles)127
High Heath (1.76 miles)127
Catshill (0.62 miles)118
Walsall Wood (0.88 miles)117
Brownhills (0.88 miles)106
Springhill (0.88 miles)82
Rushall Canal (1.83 miles)74
Stonnall (1.39 miles)22

9.9%
of Walsall residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Shire Oak

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Shire Oak60
Holly Bank56
Catshill50
Walsall Wood48
Brownhills44
Shelfield43
High Heath43
Springhill36
Rushall Canal33
Stonnall11

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


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