Church ward reported crime statistics for May 2018

Overall reported crime in Church ward has increased by 5% between the 12 months ending May 2017 and the 12 months ending May 2018, according to crime statistics released by the Home Office.

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Community safety survey suggests 23% of Reading believes the town is a high crime area

Reading Borough Council (RBC) conducted a community safety survey last year which received 989 responses. 975 of the estimated 162,000 people living in Reading borough participated. Of the respondents, 23% thought that the crime level in Reading was high, and littering was the most commonly identified priority anti-social issue.

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