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Crime and Safety in Gerrards Cross

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Gerrards Cross is among the top 20 safest small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 62nd most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 217 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Gerrards Cross in 2021 was 52 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 38% lower than the Buckinghamshire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Gerrards Cross is the 371st safest small town, and the 3,003rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2017, Gerrards Cross had the worst crime rate in Buckinghamshire for robbery, with 9 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.1 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Gerrards Cross are violence and sexual offences, with 158 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 30% higher than 2020's figure of 110 offences and a difference of 5.70 from 2020's crime rate of 13. Gerrards Cross's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 300% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Gerrards Cross 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 20 Safest

Small Towns, Buckinghamshire

39% lower, regional crime rate

South East

41% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Gerrards Cross is 39% lower than the South East and 41% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Gerrards Cross Crime Rate Over Time

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Gerrards Cross Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Gerrards Cross 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 Gerrards Cross

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202152436
202046386
201948400
201846388
201746384
201640337

Crime in Gerrards Cross Compared To Buckinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Gerrards Cross This Year

 Gerrards CrossBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour546.427,6009.34 45% safer
Bicycle Theft30.367300.90 150% safer
Burglary455.352,0542.52 53% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson333.925,4476.70 71% safer
Drugs121.431,9252.37 66% safer
Other Crime50.591,0831.33 125% safer
Other Theft263.094,7855.88 90% safer
Public Order445.237,9859.82 88% safer
Robbery10.123500.43 258% safer
Shoplifting333.922,3092.84 28% more dangerous
Theft From the Person20.247520.92 283% safer
Vehicle Crime748.804,4725.50 38% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences15818.7825,86631.80 69% safer

Gerrards Cross Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hazlemere34937.5138% safer
Chepping Wycombe61343.3520% safer
Wooburn51448.337% safer
Chalfont St. Peter66850.612.4% safer
Amersham78851.750.14% safer
Gerrards Cross43651.82-
Marlow75152.050.44% more dangerous
Newport Pagnell77852.731.7% more dangerous
Buckingham81256.178% more dangerous
Princes Risborough44856.358% more dangerous
Wendover49057.5210% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Gerrards Cross

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Recent Crimes in Gerrards Cross

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022BurglaryOn or near North ParkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Station RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Woodhill AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Packhorse RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Ethorpe CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Packhorse RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022DrugsOn or near Petrol StationOffender given a caution
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Packhorse RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Ethorpe CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near South Park DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Marsham LodgeInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022BurglaryOn or near Howards Wood DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022BurglaryOn or near Raylands MeadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dukes CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near Ethorpe CloseFurther investigation is not in the public interest
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Elmwood ParkUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near Shopping AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near St Huberts CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Amersham RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Other crimeOn or near Howards Wood DriveLocal resolution

Gerrards Cross Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour64.5106 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.42.11.20.36 Safer
Burglary774.55 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson63.93.23.9 Safer
Drugs0.710.952.31.4 Getting worse
Other Crime0.361.11.10.59 Safer
Other Theft872.53.1 Safer
Public Order1.80.713.25 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.590.710.480.12 Safer
Shoplifting3.12.353.9 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.831.30.590.24 Safer
Vehicle Crime71089 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences10101319 Getting worse

Changes In Gerrards Cross's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Gerrards Cross to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9330% safer
Birmingham49.604.5% safer
Gerrards Cross51.82-
Barnet67.0823% more dangerous
Croydon82.4837% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0342% more dangerous
Bristol90.5243% more dangerous
Leicester111.5954% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0658% more dangerous
Bradford132.2861% more dangerous
Leeds150.9466% more dangerous

Crime in Gerrards Cross's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Gerrards Cross52858First

Crime in Gerrards Cross During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Gerrards Cross change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Gerrards Cross saw a 1,200% increase in violence and sexual offences. Gerrards Cross saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 90% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+400%-20%+100%+333%+750%+67%+17%-60%+80%+150%
Bicycle Theft-----25%-50%----
Burglary-25%--57%+800%--86%-50%-17%-57%-67%
Criminal Damage and Arson--88%-60%+500%--50%-25%+50%+200%-67%
Drugs-----+300%----
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--90%-88%-33%-86%+400%+100%-71%--
Public Order---+300%+500%+100%---+300%
Shoplifting--75%--67%+300%+400%-+300%-+100%
Theft From the Person------50%----
Vehicle Crime--67%-75%-83%-13%-67%+150%-9%+133%-25%
Violence and Sexual Offences-36%+80%+50%-62%+14%+22%+80%+1,200%+11%-14%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Gerrards Cross

What police force serves Gerrards Cross?
Gerrards Cross's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.

How dangerous is Gerrards Cross?
Gerrards Cross is among the top 20 safest small towns in Buckinghamshire.

What is Gerrards Cross's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Gerrards Cross are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Gerrards Cross?
Gerrards Cross's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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