The Maldon Eye

The following is compiled from data available from Data.Police.UK and is accessible under open government licence.
All police forces in England and Wales provide data to the Home Office at the end of each month. This is checked by Data Police UK before publishing, usually at the end of the following month.

Crime Trends

The following charts show the crime trends for the district, over a 3 year period.

Blue is the monthly number of recorded crimes.

Green is the 12 month average, showing the % change over the previous 12 months.

Red is the standard deviation, the lines representing 3 σ



  Victim based crime includes the following offences  - Burglary, Robbery, Vehicle Crime, Violent & Sexual Crime, Criminal Damage & Arson, Shoplifting, Bicycle Theft,


Theft from a Person and Other Thefts



All Crime includes Victim based crime plus Drugs, Public Order & Possession of Weapons and Other victimless crimes.




All recorded incidents of ASB




Crime Rates 

Crime rates are normally expressed as the number of crimes per 1000 head of population within a defined area.

The following charts show the difference between the expected crime rate and the actual crime rate for the district during this month.

The expected crime rate being based on a population of 61,629 (2011 Census) or 3.6% of the total population of the County. 





Crime in your Area

Information showing the approximate location of each incident, recorded during this month, can be viewed by using the following link. The information is in LSOA name order, once you have found your local area or the road where you live, the LSOA name will be the same for all future data.




Police Neighbourhoods within the Maldon District

There are 6 Police Neighbourhoods in the Maldon District. The district has an overall population of 61,629 (2011 Census), 3.6% of the Counties population.






Police Neighbourhood Crime figures 


Neighbourhood   Population
Burnham 7,942
Gt Totham 2,336
Heybridge 8,015
Maldon 14,352
Purleigh 10,936
Southminster 10,647






Local Authority Crime Data  

Overall crime figures for Maldon District Council 

Maldon District Council 


Link to Maldon Community Safety 


Maldon District Council wards 

The following links are to the latest crime figures for individual wards









Burnham-on-Crouch North


Maldon East


Heybridge East






Wickham Bishops And Woodham



Great Totham


Tolleshunt D'arcy




Burnham-on-Crouch South


Maldon West


Maldon North


Heybridge West


Maldon South












Maldon council is based in the town of Maldon, and the next largest centre of population is Burnham-on-Crouch. The district covers the Dengie peninsula as well as an area to the north of the Blackwater Estuary, a total area of 358.78 km².


The majority of people live in the small rural villages, many of which have their origins in connections with the coast or agricultural economy. Many people know the district from its association with sailing.