Crime Statistics for Penn, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, Sep 2019

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Crime Statistics for Penn, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Penn using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 137 street level crime incidents in Penn in September 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Penn, 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 Crime73
Vehicle Crime12
Anti Social Behaviour11
Other Theft9
Burglary7
Public Order7
Criminal Damage Arson6
Shoplifting4
Bicycle Theft2
Drugs2
Robbery2
Other Crime2
All Crime137

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Blakenhall (1.39 miles)407
Parkfield (1.86 miles)222
Newbridge (1.86 miles)210
Penn137
Compton (1.39 miles)107
Colton Hills (0.88 miles)60
Castlecroft (1.39 miles)58
Spring Hill (0.88 miles)48
Lower Penn (1.39 miles)16
Gospel End Village (1.86 miles)15



Most violent places near Penn

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Blakenhall157
Parkfield98
Penn73
Newbridge70
Compton35
Colton Hills33
Spring Hill27
Castlecroft24
Lower Penn6
Gospel End Village4

Last updated: November 2, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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