Crime Statistics for Walsall, West Midlands, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Walsall using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 662 street level crime incidents in Walsall in August 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 Walsall, 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 Crime210
Anti Social Behaviour99
Vehicle Crime60
Criminal Damage Arson55
Shoplifting51
Public Order49
Other Theft42
Burglary35
Drugs17
Robbery15
Other Crime11
Possession Of Weapons8
Theft From The Person6
Bicycle Theft4
All Crime662

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Walsall662
Birchills (0.88 miles)519
Coal Pool (1.24 miles)511
The Chuckery493
Caldmore358
Palfrey358
Bescot (1.39 miles)288
Pleck (1.39 miles)276
The Delves (1.24 miles)220
Leamore (1.76 miles)200



Most violent places near Walsall

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Walsall210
The Chuckery171
Birchills132
Coal Pool126
Caldmore122
Palfrey122
Bescot93
The Delves91
Pleck79
Leamore47

Last updated: October 5, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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