Redlands shoplifting up 58%


Reported crime in Redlands has increased by 5% between the 12 months ending March 2016 and the 12 months ending March 2017, according to crime statistics released by the Home Office.

Reports of shoplifting  were up by 58% and vehicle crime up by 56% during the period, but bicycle theft was down by 17%. Antisocial behaviour and violence were the most reported crimes, although reports of antisocial behaviour fell by 12% in the period.

This table shows the same data as the graph, with a total at the bottom.

Category April 2015 to March 2016 April 2016 to March 2017 % change between March 2016 and March 2017
Anti social behaviour 212 187 -12
Violent crime 182 180 -1
Vehicle crime 78 122 56
Criminal damage arson 94 119 27
Burglary 109 97 -11
Other theft 65 80 23
Bicycle theft 78 65 -17
Shoplifting 26 41 58
Drugs 24 31 29
Public order 22 19 -14
Theft from the person 19 16 -16
Other crime 8 7 -13
Possession of weapons 4 6 50
Robbery 5 5 0
Total 926 975 5

Notes about the data.

  1. Data is sourced from data.police.uk who say this data is subject to alteration, and locations are approximated.
  2. Minor discrepancies in per-area totals between the police mapping tool and that shown here are usually because a crimes anonymised location is given as the middle of a public road forming the boundary between two areas.
  3. Changes in crime numbers may be artefactual; a change in category definitions or reporting protocols, for example.
  4. Data may be released with more than a months delay. The data shown here is the most recently released at the time of publication.
  5. Police neighbourhood boundaries may change each month and are not the same as ward boundaries. This article uses the more stable ward boundaries.

Links

  1. Neighbourhood crime statistics
  2. Source data
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