Crime Statistics for Chichester, West Sussex, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Chichester 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 267 street level crime incidents in Chichester 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 Chichester, 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 Crime62
Anti Social Behaviour44
Criminal Damage Arson24
Public Order17
Other Theft13
Vehicle Crime13
Bicycle Theft9
Other Crime7
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime267

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 Chichester. 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 Chichester

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Portfield (0.88 miles)338
The Close (0.62 miles)227
Shopwyke (1.39 miles)129
Maudlin (1.76 miles)111
Stockbridge (0.88 miles)62
Donnington (1.39 miles)15
Apuldram (1.39 miles)14
North Mundham (1.39 miles)6
Crouchers (1.76 miles)6

Most violent places near Chichester

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

LocationViolent Incidents
The Close42
North Mundham2

Last updated: November 23, 2019
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