Crime Statistics for Portslade-By-Sea, Adur, West Sussex, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Portslade-By-Sea, Adur, West Sussex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Portslade-By-Sea using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 184 street level crime incidents in Portslade-By-Sea in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour64
Violent Crime45
Public Order13
Criminal Damage Arson11
Other Theft11
Vehicle Crime10
Other Crime7
Burglary6
Drugs6
Possession Of Weapons4
Bicycle Theft2
Robbery2
Shoplifting2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime184

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Portslade-By-Sea. 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 Portslade-By-Sea

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Portslade Village (0.62 miles)267
Mile Oak (1.24 miles)201
Patcham (3.62 miles)199
Southern Cross184
Portslade-By-Sea184
Southwick (0.62 miles)162
Shoreham Beach (1.96 miles)91
Fishersgate2
Aldrington (1.24 miles)2
Hangleton (0.88 miles)1

6.2%
of Adur residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Portslade-By-Sea

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Portslade Village75
Mile Oak62
Southwick51
Southern Cross45
Portslade-By-Sea45
Patcham38
Shoreham Beach20
Fishersgate0
Aldrington0
Hangleton0

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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