Warfield Crime Overview

Warfield is the safest small town in Berkshire, and is among the top 20 safest overall out of Berkshire's 108 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Warfield in 2020 was 20 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Berkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 241% lower than the Berkshire rate of 67 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Warfield is the 36th safest small town, and the 2,633rd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2020, Warfield was the worst small town in Berkshire for drugs, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.19 per 1,000 inhabitants. January 2020 was also a bad month for Warfield residents, when it was Berkshire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.37 per 1,000 residents. Warfield recorded 1 report of robbery during February 2020, making its crime rate of 0.09 the worst small town for robbery in Berkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Warfield are violence and sexual offences, with 89 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 8. This is 43% higher than 2019's figure of 51 offences and a difference of 3.56 from 2019's crime rate of 4.8. Warfield's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Warfield Compared To Berkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Warfield This Year

 WarfieldBerkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour605.6210,22311.1799% safer
Bicycle Theft30.281,9062.08643% safer
Burglary121.123,6283.96254% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson161.506,6027.21381% safer
Drugs80.752,5522.79272% safer
Other Crime50.471,2321.35187% safer
Other Theft262.444,7975.24115% safer
Public Order181.694,7155.15205% safer
Robbery20.196530.71274% safer
Shoplifting50.473,0663.35613% safer
Theft From the Person10.091,0031.101122% safer
Vehicle Crime262.446,1716.74176% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences898.3424,63826.92223% safer

Warfield Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warfield21119.77-
Cox Green17122.5712% more dangerous
Winkfield39625.8223% more dangerous
Binfield24427.0827% more dangerous
Tilehurst38527.6929% more dangerous
Bray25027.9729% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Warfield

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Warfield Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour3.53.63.36Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.190.280.190.28Getting worse
Burglary1.10.751.31.1Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson1.61.40.941.5Getting worse
Drugs0.190.660.470.75Getting worse
Other Crime--0.940.47Safer
Other Theft1.81.02.12.4Getting worse
Public Order0.280.280.471.7Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.09-0.090.19Getting worse
Shoplifting0.561.11.60.47Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.090.280.280.09Safer
Vehicle Crime0.751.12.12.4Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences3.03.84.88Getting worse

Changes In Warfield's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Warfield to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Warfield19.77-
Barnet67.7171% more dangerous
Coventry77.4174% more dangerous
Croydon83.2276% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8177% more dangerous
Bristol86.2177% more dangerous
Leicester97.4480% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8781% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2882% more dangerous
Bradford133.0285% more dangerous
Leeds137.1086% more dangerous

Crime in Warfield's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Binfield & Popeswood43042First

Crime in Warfield During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Warfield change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Warfield saw a 500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Warfield saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during November, when it fell by 83% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-57%+67%+400%+450%+29%+67%+100%+500%+100%-
Burglary----67%+200%----67%-
Criminal Damage and Arson--67%-+100%---+200%-50%-
Drugs----------
Other Theft+400%--+400%+200%--67%---50%
Public Order---+100%------50%
Shoplifting------75%----
Vehicle Crime+67%-50%----50%+100%-80%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-11%-+250%-40%+300%-50%+100%+50%-83%-

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Warfield

What police force serves Warfield?
Warfield's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.
How dangerous is Warfield?
Warfield is the safest small town in Berkshire.
What is Warfield's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Warfield are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Warfield?
Warfield's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021