Cox Green Crime Overview

Cox Green is the second safest small town in Berkshire, and is the 24th safest overall out of Berkshire's 108 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Cox Green in 2020 was 23 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Berkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 198% lower than the Berkshire rate of 67 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Cox Green is the 53rd safest small town, and the 3,246th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2020, Cox Green was the worst small town in Berkshire for possession of weapons, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Cox Green residents, when it was Berkshire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.26 per 1,000 residents. Cox Green recorded 1 report of robbery during November 2019, making its crime rate of 0.13 the worst small town for robbery in Berkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Cox Green are violence and sexual offences, with 92 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 12. This is 26% higher than 2019's figure of 68 offences and a difference of 3.17 from 2019's crime rate of 9. Cox Green's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Cox Green Compared To Berkshire

Summary of Crimes in Cox Green This Year

 Cox GreenBerkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour405.2810,22311.17112% safer
Burglary70.923,6283.96330% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson212.776,6027.21160% safer
Drugs40.532,5522.79426% safer
Other Crime70.921,2321.3547% safer
Other Theft60.794,7975.24563% safer
Possession of Weapons10.136640.73462% safer
Public Order131.724,7155.15199% safer
Theft From the Person10.131,0031.10746% safer
Vehicle Crime192.516,1716.74169% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences9212.1424,63826.92122% safer

Cox Green Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warfield21119.7714% safer
Cox Green17122.57-
Winkfield39625.8213% more dangerous
Binfield24427.0817% more dangerous
Tilehurst38527.6918% more dangerous
Bray25027.9719% more dangerous
Finchampstead43134.8535% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Cox Green

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Cox Green Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour64.565Safer
Burglary1.31.71.40.92Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.83.44.22.8Safer
Drugs1.11.30.530.53Safer
Other Crime0.400.260.530.92Getting worse
Other Theft1.62.01.10.79Safer
Possession of Weapons0.400.400.400.13Safer
Public Order0.530.530.921.7Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.260.130.13Safer
Vehicle Crime2.43.22.62.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences58912Getting worse

Changes In Cox Green's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Cox Green to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Cox Green22.57-
Barnet67.7167% more dangerous
Coventry77.4171% more dangerous
Croydon83.2273% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8174% more dangerous
Bristol86.2174% more dangerous
Leicester97.4477% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8778% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2879% more dangerous
Bradford133.0283% more dangerous
Leeds137.1084% more dangerous

Crime in Cox Green's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Cox Green46651First

Crime in Cox Green During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Cox Green change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Cox Green saw a 300% increase in anti-social behaviour. Cox Green saw a large fall in anti-social behaviour during May, when it fell by 75% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+300%--75%+50%-38%-60%+100%+25%+100%-63%
Burglary--------25%--
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%-75%--33%-50%---33%--
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--+100%-------
Public Order-----+100%--+100%-50%
Vehicle Crime-20%--+100%+50%-----
Violence and Sexual Offences+150%-+67%+225%+25%-+50%+29%-63%-9%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Cox Green

What police force serves Cox Green?
Cox Green's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.
How dangerous is Cox Green?
Cox Green is the second safest small town in Berkshire.
What is Cox Green's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Cox Green are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Cox Green?
Cox Green's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021