Crime Statistics for Corsham, Wiltshire, August 2021

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Crime Statistics for Corsham, Corsham, Wiltshire
Crime Statistics for Corsham, Corsham, Wiltshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Corsham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2021 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 63 street level crime incidents in Corsham in August 2021. 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 Corsham, 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 Crime30
Anti Social Behaviour15
Public Order5
Criminal Damage Arson4
Other Theft2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime63

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Corsham. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Corsham

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Cross Keys (0.88 miles)44
Leafield (0.62 miles)41
Half Way Firs (0.62 miles)35
Neston (1.24 miles)14
Rudloe (1.24 miles)11
Monk’s Park (1.39 miles)9
Moor Green (1.39 miles)9
Chapel Knapp (1.76 miles)4
Gastard (1.76 miles)4

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

Most violent places near Corsham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Cross Keys21
Half Way Firs18
Monk’s Park5
Moor Green4
Chapel Knapp3

Last updated: August 2021
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