Crime Statistics for Shire Oak, Walsall, Walsall, October 2019

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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 October 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 123 street level crime incidents in Shire Oak in October 2019. 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 Crime37
Anti Social Behaviour21
Vehicle Crime19
Other Theft12
Criminal Damage Arson10
Public Order8
Theft From The Person1
Other Crime1
All Crime123

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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
Catshill (0.62 miles)140
Shire Oak123
Brownhills (0.88 miles)112
Holly Bank (0.62 miles)101
Rushall Canal (1.83 miles)98
Springhill (0.88 miles)95
Walsall Wood (0.88 miles)93
High Heath (1.76 miles)85
Shelfield (1.76 miles)85
Stonnall (1.39 miles)17

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 Oak37
Holly Bank27
Rushall Canal26
Walsall Wood19
High Heath19

Last updated: November 25, 2019
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