Crime Statistics for Sowe, Coventry, Warwickshire, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Sowe, Coventry, Warwickshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sowe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 159 street level crime incidents in Sowe in July 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 Sowe, 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 Crime67
Anti Social Behaviour22
Vehicle Crime16
Public Order13
Other Theft9
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Crime8
All Crime159

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stoke Heath (1.8 miles)627
Church End (1.62 miles)560
Henley Green (1.74 miles)432
Bell Green (1.74 miles)432
Lower Stoke (1.67 miles)353
Stoke (1.08 miles)296
Walsgrave on Sowe (1.45 miles)256
Binley (1.12 miles)210
Binley Woods (1.37 miles)48

of Coventry residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Sowe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Stoke Heath259
Church End240
Henley Green177
Bell Green177
Lower Stoke160
Walsgrave on Sowe104
Binley Woods14

Last updated: September 16, 2020
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