Crime Statistics for Wallasey, Wirral, Wirral, June 2019

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Crime Statistics for Wallasey, Wirral, Wirral

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wallasey using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 305 street level crime incidents in Wallasey in June 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 Wallasey, 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 Crime122
Anti Social Behaviour38
Criminal Damage Arson31
Vehicle Crime31
Public Order16
Other Theft12
Other Crime8
Bicycle Theft5
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person3
All Crime305

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Birkenhead (2.48 miles)303
Claughton (2.48 miles)303
New Brighton (0.62 miles)263
Bidston (1.75 miles)218
Bidston Hill (2.24 miles)170
Leasowe (1.96 miles)157
Bootle (2.24 miles)83
Sandhills (1.96 miles)72

Most violent places near Wallasey

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Brighton95
Bidston Hill66

Last updated: August 20, 2019
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