The Rochford 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 83,287 (2011 Census) or 4.8% 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 Rochford District

There are 6 Police Neighbourhoods in the Rochford District. The district has an overall population of 83,287 (2011 Census), 4.8% of the Counties population.






Police Neighbourhood Crime figures 


Neighbourhood  Population
Ashingdon & Canewdon 4,657
Hockley 14,310
Hullbridge 6,571
Rayleigh 31,979
Rochford 15,871
Wakering 7,743






Local Authority Crime Data  

Overall crime figures for Rochford District Council 

Rochford District Council   



Rochford District Council wards 

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





Foulness And Great Wakering


Ashingdon And Canewdon


Downhall And Rawreth




Barling And Sutton










Hawkwell West


Hockley West




Sweyne Park


Rayleigh Central




Hockley Central


Hawkwell North


Hockley North


Hawkwell South











Rochford District has its own charm and is richly steeped in history and enchantment with a proud past and a bright future. 

Within the 65 square miles of Rochford District you will find plenty of character, miles of unspoilt coastline and attractive countryside.  The district boasts the historic Hockley Woods (the remains of a royal forest), the Island of Foulness, internationally famous as a haven for wildlife, and the Roach Valley Conservation Zone.

The major centre of population in the district is the town of Rayleigh. The district has 19 wards.