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Crime and Safety in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford

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Bletchley and Fenny Stratford is the second most dangerous small town in Buckinghamshire, and is among the top 5 most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 217 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford in 2021 was 166 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 57% higher than the Buckinghamshire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bletchley and Fenny Stratford is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns, and the 122nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2021, Bletchley and Fenny Stratford had the worst crime rate in Buckinghamshire for theft from the person, with 7 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.37 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2020 was also a bad month for Bletchley and Fenny Stratford residents, when it was Buckinghamshire's most dangerous area for possession of weapons, recording 7 crimes at a rate of 0.37 per 1,000 residents. Bletchley and Fenny Stratford recorded 16 reports of bicycle theft during July 2020, making its crime rate of 0.85 the worst for bicycle theft in Buckinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford are violence and sexual offences, with 1,345 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 71. This is 21% higher than 2020's figure of 1,065 offences and a difference of 14.86 from 2020's crime rate of 56. Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's least common crime is robbery, with 21 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 29% from 2020's figure of 27 crimes.

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Buckinghamshire

57% higher, regional crime rate

South East

56% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford is 57% higher than the South East and 56% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Crime Rate Over Time

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Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Bletchley and Fenny Stratford

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211663,131
20201442,714
20191522,862
20181392,624
20171192,246
20161272,398

Crime in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Compared To Buckinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford This Year

 Bletchley and Fenny StratfordBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour31816.877,6009.34 45% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft593.137300.90 71% more dangerous
Burglary1005.302,0542.52 52% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson30015.915,4476.70 58% more dangerous
Drugs1025.411,9252.37 56% more dangerous
Other Crime472.491,0831.33 47% more dangerous
Other Theft32016.974,7855.88 65% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons251.334340.53 60% more dangerous
Public Order42722.657,9859.82 57% more dangerous
Robbery211.113500.43 61% more dangerous
Shoplifting1618.542,3092.84 67% more dangerous
Theft From the Person542.867520.92 68% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime1709.024,4725.50 39% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences1,34571.3525,86631.80 55% more dangerous

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bradwell81185.2095% safer
Stantonbury99286.0793% safer
Denham771101.5064% safer
Campbell Park1,722103.6360% safer
Wolverton and Greenleys1,585114.1246% safer
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford3,131166.08-
Woughton on the Green2,402171.723.3% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford

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Recent Crimes in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Other theftOn or near Arrow PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near QueenswayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Peverel DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022DrugsOn or near Stuart CloseLocal resolution
March 2022Public orderOn or near Lundy WalkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022DrugsOn or near The WharfLocal resolution
March 2022BurglaryOn or near South TerraceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Ruthven CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Durrans CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Western RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Grafton StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Earls CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Pedestrian SubwayLocal resolution
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Eaton AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Stuart CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour22211817 Safer
Bicycle Theft2.53.12.93.1 Getting worse
Burglary8775 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson20181616 Safer
Drugs2.63.155 Getting worse
Other Crime2.32.02.62.5 Getting worse
Other Theft20201417 Safer
Possession of Weapons1.11.41.71.3 Getting worse
Public Order681323 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)1.61.01.41.1 Safer
Shoplifting151899 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)3.34.12.62.9 Safer
Vehicle Crime1515129 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences41515671 Getting worse

Changes In Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Mount Farm Park-----10.05

Comparing Bletchley and Fenny Stratford to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.93316% safer
Birmingham49.60235% safer
Barnet67.08148% safer
Croydon82.48101% safer
Sheffield90.0384% safer
Bristol90.5283% safer
Leicester111.5949% safer
Liverpool123.0635% safer
Bradford132.2826% safer
Leeds150.9410% safer
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford166.08-

Crime in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bletchley East1,098139Second
Bletchley South1,179127Third
Denbigh1,752219First

Crime in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Bletchley and Fenny Stratford saw a 900% increase in drugs. Bletchley and Fenny Stratford saw a large fall in shoplifting during April, when it fell by 94% compared to April in 2019. Rates of other theft and shoplifting both fell year-on-year for every month during Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+4%-28%-41%-7%+7%-12%-28%-27%-33%+47%
Bicycle Theft-50%-40%--75%+220%-40%--60%-75%-
Burglary+50%-50%+160%+22%--20%-18%+67%-75%-67%
Criminal Damage and Arson--15%-10%+53%+4%-32%-32%-61%-39%-55%
Drugs+20%+900%--+250%+83%-44%-33%+67%-
Other Crime--60%+200%-80%-80%+250%-+50%-40%+200%
Other Theft-19%-58%+5%-50%-63%-41%-12%-9%-21%-67%
Possession of Weapons--50%+600%-+50%-75%--86%--
Public Order+75%-56%+229%+77%+79%+200%-10%-32%+50%+146%
Robbery+100%-33%+100%---+50%---67%
Shoplifting-35%-94%-62%-50%-41%-58%-67%-67%-69%+15%
Theft From the Person--80%-33%-40%-55%-56%-33%-25%-50%+71%
Vehicle Crime+30%-82%-13%+100%-30%-25%-50%-15%-52%-19%
Violence and Sexual Offences-13%-7%+10%+12%+4%+5%+22%+22%-12%+21%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford

What police force serves Bletchley and Fenny Stratford?
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.

How dangerous is Bletchley and Fenny Stratford?
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford is the second most dangerous small town in Buckinghamshire.

What is Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Bletchley and Fenny Stratford?
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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