Crime Statistics for Bilsham, Arun, West Sussex, April 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bilsham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2022 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 34 street level crime incidents in Bilsham in April 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bilsham, 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 Crime13
Criminal Damage Arson9
Anti Social Behaviour4
Possession Of Weapons3
Vehicle Crime2
Burglary1
Shoplifting1
Other Crime1
All Crime34

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Felpham (1.75 miles)134
Shripney (2.48 miles)74
Burndell (0.62 miles)40
Bilsham34
Barnham (1.39 miles)34
Horsemere Green (1.24 miles)20
Ancton (1.39 miles)16
Binsted (2.56 miles)8
Brookpits (1.96 miles)7
Atherington (2.24 miles)1



Most violent places near Bilsham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Felpham47
Shripney14
Bilsham13
Burndell11
Barnham10
Ancton6
Horsemere Green5
Binsted4
Brookpits2
Atherington1

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Last updated: April 2022
Information provided by data.police.uk
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