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Crime and Safety in Iver

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Iver is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 23rd most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 217 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Iver in 2021 was 85 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 16% higher than the Buckinghamshire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Iver is the 139th most dangerous small town, and the 896th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Iver was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Buckinghamshire for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.16 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Iver residents, when it was Buckinghamshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for shoplifting, recording 26 crimes at a rate of 2.1 per 1,000 residents. Iver recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during January 2021, making its crime rate of 0.16 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for possession of weapons in Buckinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Iver are violence and sexual offences, with 347 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 28. This is 6% higher than 2020's figure of 326 offences and a difference of 1.72 from 2020's crime rate of 27. Iver's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 133% from 2020's figure of 7 crimes.

Iver 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Buckinghamshire

15% higher, regional crime rate

South East

14% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Iver is 15% higher than the South East and 14% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Iver Crime Rate Over Time

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Iver Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Iver 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 Iver

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021851,037
202079962
201969846
201875912
201763770
201651618

Crime in Iver Compared To Buckinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Iver This Year

 IverBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour13611.167,6009.34 16% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft30.257300.90 260% safer
Burglary413.362,0542.52 25% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson1119.115,4476.70 26% more dangerous
Drugs312.541,9252.37 7% more dangerous
Other Crime181.481,0831.33 10% more dangerous
Other Theft12610.344,7855.88 43% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons50.414340.53 29% safer
Public Order13611.167,9859.82 12% more dangerous
Robbery60.493500.43 12% more dangerous
Shoplifting826.732,3092.84 58% more dangerous
Theft From the Person141.157520.92 20% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime1179.604,4725.50 43% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences34728.4725,86631.80 12% safer

Iver Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Walton80467.2726% safer
Beaconsfield89269.9522% safer
West Bletchley1,59870.6220% safer
Shenley Church End1,17673.6715% safer
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow72285.060.02% safer
Iver1,03785.08-
Bradwell81185.200.14% more dangerous
Stantonbury99286.071.2% more dangerous
Denham771101.5016% more dangerous
Campbell Park1,722103.6318% more dangerous
Wolverton and Greenleys1,585114.1225% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Iver

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Recent Crimes in Iver

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Other theftOn or near Bond CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Mansion LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near KeensacreInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Leas DriveAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Blythe CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Linden CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near St David'S CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Langley Park RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Bond CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Widecroft RoadAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Public orderOn or near KeensacreUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Langley Park RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Love Green LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near A412Investigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near KeensacreInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Pinewood CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Cherrytree LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near KeensacreInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Iver Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour910911 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.900.410.570.25 Safer
Burglary10953.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8899 Getting worse
Drugs1.21.22.12.5 Getting worse
Other Crime1.51.11.81.5 Getting worse
Other Theft11121110 Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.250.570.740.41No change
Public Order3.03.1611 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.571.20.330.49 Safer
Shoplifting2.91.44.87 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.410.570.741.2 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime1413910 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21192728 Getting worse

Changes In Iver's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Iver's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Thorney Country Park2-1--10.19

Comparing Iver to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.93113% safer
Birmingham49.6072% safer
Barnet67.0827% safer
Croydon82.483.2% safer
Iver85.08-
Sheffield90.035% more dangerous
Bristol90.526% more dangerous
Leicester111.5924% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0631% more dangerous
Bradford132.2836% more dangerous
Leeds150.9444% more dangerous

Crime in Iver's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Iver & Richings Park86378First

Crime in Iver During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Iver change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Iver saw a 800% increase in public order. Iver saw a large fall in vehicle crime during May, when it fell by 80% compared to May in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Iver's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-45%-60%+100%+33%--21%+50%-10%+36%-
Burglary-59%--78%-33%-78%-17%-36%-11%-63%-63%
Criminal Damage and Arson+13%+83%--+100%+43%--45%+86%+29%
Drugs+100%----+50%+100%+300%+200%-
Other Crime--50%+200%-+50%--50%+100%--
Other Theft-35%-27%+22%-58%-13%+43%-21%+70%-11%+117%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+500%+500%+800%+67%+60%-+100%+100%+133%+17%
Robbery---50%-------
Shoplifting+700%-50%--50%-+200%+300%+700%-+33%
Theft From the Person----+100%+100%----
Vehicle Crime-40%-53%-80%+67%-7%-27%-67%-42%+25%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+5%+13%+113%+53%+33%+118%+92%-23%+42%-38%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Iver

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

How dangerous is Iver?
Iver is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire.

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

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

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