Crime Statistics for Salisbury, Wiltshire, April 2020

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Crime Statistics for Salisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Salisbury using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 247 street level crime incidents in Salisbury in April 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour105
Violent Crime51
Criminal Damage Arson17
Public Order17
Other Crime16
Other Theft10
Drugs9
Shoplifting9
Possession Of Weapons7
Burglary3
Vehicle Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime247

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Salisbury247
Bishopdown (0.88 miles)206
Laverstock (0.62 miles)189
Milford (0.88 miles)157
Stratford Sub Castle (1.39 miles)147
Bemerton Heath (1.39 miles)111
Bemerton (1.24 miles)98
Churchfields (0.88 miles)93
Harnham (1.39 miles)27
Britford (1.76 miles)17

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Most violent places near Salisbury

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bishopdown68
Salisbury51
Bemerton Heath44
Laverstock43
Stratford Sub Castle43
Bemerton41
Milford37
Churchfields27
Harnham6
Britford5

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


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