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Appendix 1 Police Crime Data

Kent Force Data

The following comparative data is for the financial years to date 2018/19 and 2019/20.

All Recorded Crime- every crime reported to police

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

All Crime

Ashford

4184

4676

-10.5%

-492

Canterbury

5415

5868

-7.7%

-453

Dartford

4641

4743

-2.2%

-102

Dover

4010

4547

-11.8%

-537

Gravesham

4246

4616

-8.0%

-370

Maidstone

5866

6244

-6.1%

-378

Medway

11442

12498

-8.4%

-1056

Sevenoaks

2983

3205

-6.9%

-222

Shepway

3949

4256

-7.2%

-307

Swale

5735

6375

-10.0%

-640

Thanet

7131

7821

-8.8%

-690

Ton & Mall

3497

3518

-0.6%

-21

Tun Wells

3154

3279

-3.8%

-125

Force

66253

71646

-7.5%

-5393

 

Victim based crime are crimes that has a victim that is affected by the crime so will not include crimes against society such as drug possession offences and possession of offensive weapons.

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Victim Based Crime

Ashford

3627

3944

-8.0%

-317

Canterbury

4722

4819

-2.0%

-97

Dartford

4095

3980

2.9%

115

Dover

3425

3657

-6.3%

-232

Gravesham

3670

3789

-3.1%

-119

Maidstone

4958

5132

-3.4%

-174

Medway

9897

10285

-3.8%

-388

Sevenoaks

2597

2650

-2.0%

-53

Shepway

3353

3458

-3.0%

-105

Swale

4982

5316

-6.3%

-334

Thanet

5999

6417

-6.5%

-418

Ton & Mall

2985

2934

1.7%

51

Tun Wells

2754

2723

1.1%

31

Force

57064

59104

-3.5%

-2040

 

 

Violent crime includes all crimes where violence has been used or there is a threat of violence so will now include harassment, threats and assaults with no injury.

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Violent Crime

Ashford

1803

1961

-8.1%

-158

Canterbury

2251

2584

-12.9%

-333

Dartford

1882

2025

-7.1%

-143

Dover

2015

2261

-10.9%

-246

Gravesham

1907

1986

-4.0%

-79

Maidstone

2585

2812

-8.1%

-227

Medway

5532

5622

-1.6%

-90

Sevenoaks

1026

1234

-16.9%

-208

Shepway

1750

1935

-9.6%

-185

Swale

2562

2718

-5.7%

-156

Thanet

3345

3623

-7.7%

-278

Ton & Mall

1503

1463

2.7%

40

Tun Wells

1300

1426

-8.8%

-126

Force

29461

31650

-6.9%

-2189

 

         Violence Against a Person- Fatal offences. Murder. Manslaughter. Non-fatal non-sexual offences. Assault, or common assault. Battery, or common battery. Wounding or wounding with intent. Poisoning. Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (and derivative offences)

 

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

VAP

Ashford

1605

1763

-9.0%

-158

Canterbury

1946

2278

-14.6%

-332

Dartford

1691

1831

-7.6%

-140

Dover

1830

2030

-9.9%

-200

Gravesham

1734

1818

-4.6%

-84

Maidstone

2337

2529

-7.6%

-192

Medway

4945

5014

-1.4%

-69

Sevenoaks

928

1113

-16.6%

-185

Shepway

1567

1749

-10.4%

-182

Swale

2329

2431

-4.2%

-102

Thanet

2992

3286

-8.9%

-294

Ton & Mall

1380

1320

4.5%

60

Tun Wells

1171

1270

-7.8%

-99

Force

26455

28432

-7.0%

-1977

 

 

 

Most serious violence includes offences where serious harm is caused such as Grievous Bodily Harm, Violent disorder and homicide.

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Most Serious Violence

Ashford

24

41

-41.5%

-17

Canterbury

28

36

-22.2%

-8

Dartford

39

28

39.3%

11

Dover

37

30

23.3%

7

Gravesham

46

30

53.3%

16

Maidstone

44

48

-8.3%

-4

Medway

94

94

0.0%

0

Sevenoaks

22

23

-4.3%

-1

Shepway

44

29

51.7%

15

Swale

45

58

-22.4%

-13

Thanet

72

77

-6.5%

-5

Ton & Mall

13

14

-7.1%

-1

Tun Wells

23

24

-4.2%

-1

Force

531

532

-0.2%

-1

 

Violence without injury threats of violence including harassment and malicious communication including unwanted text messages.

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Violence without injury

Ashford

737

794

-7.2%

-57

Canterbury

958

1050

-8.8%

-92

Dartford

857

917

-6.5%

-60

Dover

830

966

-14.1%

-136

Gravesham

814

793

2.6%

21

Maidstone

1172

1165

0.6%

7

Medway

2400

2232

7.5%

168

Sevenoaks

410

475

-13.7%

-65

Shepway

735

776

-5.3%

-41

Swale

1111

1066

4.2%

45

Thanet

1429

1505

-5.0%

-76

Ton & Mall

675

598

12.9%

77

Tun Wells

543

587

-7.5%

-44

Force

12671

12924

-2.0%

-253

 


 

Stalking and Harassment- Violence without injury offences that allege stalking or harassment

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Stalking and Harassment

Ashford

445

513

-13.3%

-68

Canterbury

450

607

-25.9%

-157

Dartford

386

457

-15.5%

-71

Dover

510

519

-1.7%

-9

Gravesham

452

532

-15.0%

-80

Maidstone

573

690

-17.0%

-117

Medway

1251

1432

-12.6%

-181

Sevenoaks

258

371

-30.5%

-113

Shepway

385

495

-22.2%

-110

Swale

602

704

-14.5%

-102

Thanet

785

826

-5.0%

-41

Ton & Mall

391

398

-1.8%

-7

Tun Wells

311

349

-10.9%

-38

Force

6799

7893

-13.9%

-1094

 

Sexual Offences- Violence against a person offences that are sexual in nature including rape, under age sex and sexual grooming.

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Sexual Offences

Ashford

153

163

-6.1%

-10

Canterbury

240

246

-2.4%

-6

Dartford

136

137

-0.7%

-1

Dover

149

187

-20.3%

-38

Gravesham

123

118

4.2%

5

Maidstone

213

232

-8.2%

-19

Medway

447

449

-0.4%

-2

Sevenoaks

78

108

-27.8%

-30

Shepway

141

160

-11.9%

-19

Swale

200

237

-15.6%

-37

Thanet

271

252

7.5%

19

Ton & Mall

96

125

-23.2%

-29

Tun Wells

107

136

-21.3%

-29

Force

2354

2550

-7.7%

-196

 


 

Rape- sexual offences without consent including statutory rape

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Rape

Ashford

49

60

-18.3%

-11

Canterbury

74

82

-9.8%

-8

Dartford

46

56

-17.9%

-10

Dover

42

43

-2.3%

-1

Gravesham

36

33

9.1%

3

Maidstone

70

83

-15.7%

-13

Medway

135

151

-10.6%

-16

Sevenoaks

25

41

-39.0%

-16

Shepway

49

46

6.5%

3

Swale

70

92

-23.9%

-22

Thanet

85

92

-7.6%

-7

Ton & Mall

27

53

-49.1%

-26

Tun Wells

34

55

-38.2%

-21

Force

742

887

-16.3%

-145

 

Robbery all offences where violence or the threat of violence has been used at the time and in order to commit a theft.

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Robbery

Ashford

45

35

28.6%

10

Canterbury

65

60

8.3%

5

Dartford

55

57

-3.5%

-2

Dover

36

44

-18.2%

-8

Gravesham

50

50

0.0%

0

Maidstone

35

51

-31.4%

-16

Medway

140

159

-11.9%

-19

Sevenoaks

20

13

53.8%

7

Shepway

42

26

61.5%

16

Swale

33

50

-34.0%

-17

Thanet

82

85

-3.5%

-3

Ton & Mall

27

18

50.0%

9

Tun Wells

22

20

10.0%

2

Force

652

668

-2.4%

-16

 

 

 

 

 

 

Possession of Weapons- Possession of article with blade or point or a firearm, with or without intent. No victim.

 

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Possession of Weapons

Ashford

9

21

-57.1%

-12

Canterbury

37

33

12.1%

4

Dartford

22

22

0.0%

0

Dover

12

35

-65.7%

-23

Gravesham

33

36

-8.3%

-3

Maidstone

59

52

13.5%

7

Medway

69

66

4.5%

3

Sevenoaks

17

13

30.8%

4

Shepway

83

68

22.1%

15

Swale

28

29

-3.4%

-1

Thanet

60

57

5.3%

3

Ton & Mall

24

12

100.0%

12

Tun Wells

11

8

37.5%

3

Force

464

452

2.7%

12

 

Serious and Organised Crime panel every 4 weeks with partners

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Public Order

Ashford

359

548

-34.5%

-189

Canterbury

442

776

-43.0%

-334

Dartford

362

538

-32.7%

-176

Dover

391

640

-38.9%

-249

Gravesham

343

583

-41.2%

-240

Maidstone

507

799

-36.5%

-292

Medway

991

1562

-36.6%

-571

Sevenoaks

249

395

-37.0%

-146

Shepway

333

524

-36.5%

-191

Swale

451

802

-43.8%

-351

Thanet

638

1036

-38.4%

-398

Ton & Mall

317

434

-27.0%

-117

Tun Wells

248

422

-41.2%

-174

Force

5631

9059

-37.8%

-3428

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drugs possession or trafficking of controlled substances

Recorded

This Year

Last Year

% change

No change

Drug Offences

Ashford

47

48

-2.1%

-1

Canterbury

95

82

15.9%

13

Dartford

51

55

-7.3%

-4

Dover

46

60

-23.3%

-14

Gravesham

70

66

6.1%

4

Maidstone

158

86

83.7%

72

Medway

160

208

-23.1%

-48

Sevenoaks

48

65

-26.2%

-17

Shepway

59

65

-9.2%

-6

Swale

68

46

47.8%

22

Thanet

230

114

101.8%

116

Ton & Mall

59

50

18.0%

9

Tun Wells

55

39

41.0%

16

Force

1146

984

16.5%

162