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Crime and Safety in Hughenden

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Hughenden is among the top 5 safest small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 31st safest overall out of Buckinghamshire's 216 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Hughenden in 2021 was 18 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 301% lower than the Buckinghamshire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Hughenden is the 79th safest small town, and the 2,106th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Hughenden are violence and sexual offences, with 68 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 8. This is 7% higher than 2020's figure of 63 offences and a difference of 0.61 from 2020's crime rate of 8. Hughenden's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Hughenden 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, Buckinghamshire

303% lower, regional crime rate

South East

329% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Hughenden is 303% lower than the South East and 329% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Hughenden Crime Rate Over Time

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

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Hughenden

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202118144
202015122
201917139
201818142
201715124
201613109

Crime in Hughenden Compared To Buckinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Hughenden This Year

 HughendenBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour212.607,6009.34 259% safer
Bicycle Theft10.127300.90 650% safer
Burglary60.742,0542.52 241% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson141.735,4476.70 287% safer
Drugs30.371,9252.37 541% safer
Other Crime20.251,0831.33 432% safer
Other Theft131.614,7855.88 265% safer
Possession of Weapons20.254340.53 112% safer
Public Order182.237,9859.82 340% safer
Shoplifting80.992,3092.84 187% safer
Vehicle Crime91.114,4725.50 395% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences688.4125,86931.80 278% safer

Hughenden Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Great Linford794.04341% safer
Stony Stratford435.59219% safer
Broughton718.74104% safer
Burnham14912.4643% safer
Hughenden14417.82-
Great Missenden34635.8750% more dangerous
Hazlemere34937.5152% more dangerous
Chepping Wycombe61343.3559% more dangerous
Wooburn51448.3363% more dangerous
Chalfont St. Peter66850.6165% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Hughenden

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Recent Crimes in Hughenden

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Willow CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Limmers MeadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Fleet CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Bryants Bottom RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022DrugsOn or near Hunts Hill LaneLocal resolution
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Limmers MeadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Honey WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Battings Wood GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Homelands GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Bryants Bottom RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Limmers MeadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The HomesteadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SupermarketLocal resolution
January 2022Public orderOn or near Grimms MeadowOffender given penalty notice
January 2022BurglaryOn or near Allen DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022BurglaryOn or near Frogmore CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bayley GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022BurglaryOn or near Battings Wood GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Friars GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Hughenden Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour2.02.62.52.6 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.250.120.120.12 Safer
Burglary2.62.60.620.74 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.12.11.61.7 Safer
Drugs1.90.491.50.37 Safer
Other Crime0.620.250.250.25 Safer
Other Theft2.61.71.11.6 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.250.12-0.25 Getting worse
Public Order0.250.870.622.2 Getting worse
Shoplifting0.370.620.740.99No change
Vehicle Crime0.990.870.621.1 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences6788 Getting worse

Changes In Hughenden's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Hughenden to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Hughenden17.82-
Barnet67.0873% more dangerous
Croydon82.4878% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0580% more dangerous
Bristol90.5280% more dangerous
Coventry102.2483% more dangerous
Leicester111.5984% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0686% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6486% more dangerous
Bradford132.2887% more dangerous
Leeds150.9488% more dangerous

Crime in Hughenden's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Walter's Ash & Hughenden Valley17822First

Crime in Hughenden During Coronavirus Lockdowns

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

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-33%---67%+100%+300%----
Burglary-50%-----67%---75%-
Criminal Damage and Arson--50%+100%-+200%----+200%
Drugs----------
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-50%+100%-50%-------
Public Order--+100%-------
Shoplifting---------+100%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime----------
Violence and Sexual Offences-57%+200%-14%+250%-40%+150%-25%+50%+20%-64%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Hughenden

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

How dangerous is Hughenden?
Hughenden is among the top 5 safest small town in Buckinghamshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Hughenden?
Hughenden's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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