Crime Statistics for Lea (Lee), London, Waltham Forest, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Lea (Lee), London, Waltham Forest

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lea (Lee) 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 708 street level crime incidents in Lea (Lee) in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour173
Violent Crime148
Vehicle Crime89
Criminal Damage Arson43
Public Order43
Other Theft42
Bicycle Theft15
Theft From The Person15
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons4
All Crime708

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 Lea (Lee). 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 Lea (Lee)

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Hackney (1.73 miles)1649
Clapton Park (1.14 miles)1430
Lower Clapton (1.14 miles)1430
Homerton (1.14 miles)1430
Stoke Newington (1.73 miles)1381
Lea Bridge (0.61 miles)1260
Walthamstow (1.64 miles)1093
Upper Clapton (1.07 miles)1003
Temple Mills (1.33 miles)757
Lea (Lee)708

Most violent places near Lea (Lee)

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Hackney335
Clapton Park316
Lower Clapton316
Lea Bridge273
Stoke Newington234
Upper Clapton201
Temple Mills179
Lea (Lee)148

Last updated: November 24, 2019
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