Bradwell Crime Overview

Bradwell is among the top 5 safest small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 81st safest overall out of Buckinghamshire's 220 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bradwell in 2020 was 30 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 114% lower than the Buckinghamshire rate of 64 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bradwell is the 114th safest small town, and the 4,911st safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Bradwell are violence and sexual offences, with 107 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 11. This is 6% lower than 2019's figure of 113 offences and a difference of 0.63 from 2019's crime rate of 12. Bradwell's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 400% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Crime in Bradwell Compared To Buckinghamshire

Summary of Crimes in Bradwell This Year

 BradwellBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour313.267,9129.73198% safer
Bicycle Theft70.748431.0441% safer
Burglary202.102,7283.3560% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson323.365,5836.86104% safer
Drugs101.052,1102.59147% safer
Other Crime30.321,2971.59397% safer
Other Theft161.684,5295.57232% safer
Possession of Weapons10.115750.71545% safer
Public Order111.164,0314.96328% safer
Shoplifting202.102,3022.8335% safer
Theft From the Person80.847710.9513% safer
Vehicle Crime505.255,2586.4623% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences10711.2421,68226.65137% safer

Bradwell Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hazlemere16017.2074% safer
Hughenden14217.5770% safer
Broughton17121.0642% safer
Chepping Wycombe39427.867% safer
Bradwell28529.94-
Walton37731.555% more dangerous
Great Missenden35336.5918% more dangerous
Burnham48440.4926% more dangerous
Stony Stratford31440.8227% more dangerous
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow35742.0629% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bradwell

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Bradwell Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour593.63.3Safer
Bicycle Theft0.630.420.320.74Getting worse
Burglary1.91.62.52.1Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson3.72.94.43.4Safer
Drugs0.321.60.321.0Getting worse
Other Crime0.840.420.740.32Safer
Other Theft2.72.32.11.7Safer
Possession of Weapons0.210.320.530.11Safer
Public Order0.951.31.61.2Safer
Shoplifting0.740.112.12.1Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.420.21-0.84Getting worse
Vehicle Crime3.64.965Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences8111211Getting worse

Changes In Bradwell's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Bradwell to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Bradwell29.94-
Barnet67.7156% more dangerous
Coventry77.4161% more dangerous
Croydon83.2264% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8165% more dangerous
Bristol86.2165% more dangerous
Leicester97.4469% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8771% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2872% more dangerous
Bradford133.0277% more dangerous
Leeds137.1078% more dangerous

Crime in Bradwell During Coronavirus Lockdowns

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

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour--75%-+200%-20%--+250%+50%-
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary+300%--50%--50%-50%----
Criminal Damage and Arson----20%-67%+40%-25%---
Drugs---------+100%
Other Theft---------+100%
Possession of Weapons------50%----
Public Order----+50%--33%---
Shoplifting-+25%--------
Vehicle Crime---50%-20%-69%+50%+300%-40%+150%+67%
Violence and Sexual Offences---29%-38%-7%-10%-62%+36%-30%-9%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bradwell

What police force serves Bradwell?
Bradwell's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.
How dangerous is Bradwell?
Bradwell is among the top 5 safest small towns in Buckinghamshire.
What is Bradwell's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Bradwell are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Bradwell?
Bradwell's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021