Crime Statistics for Penn, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, May 2020

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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 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 187 street level crime incidents in Penn in May 2020. 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 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 Crime68
Anti Social Behaviour47
Criminal Damage Arson21
Burglary16
Public Order12
Other Theft8
Vehicle Crime7
Drugs3
Bicycle Theft2
Shoplifting2
Robbery1
All Crime187

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 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)355
Newbridge (1.86 miles)341
Parkfield (1.86 miles)263
Penn187
Compton (1.39 miles)116
Colton Hills (0.88 miles)70
Spring Hill (0.88 miles)65
Castlecroft (1.39 miles)53
Lower Penn (1.39 miles)18
Gospel End Village (1.86 miles)1

16.3%
of Wolverhampton residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



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
Blakenhall156
Parkfield92
Newbridge86
Penn68
Compton53
Castlecroft29
Spring Hill28
Colton Hills25
Lower Penn3
Gospel End Village1

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


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