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Crime and Safety in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow

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Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 24th most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 217 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow 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, Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow is the 140th most dangerous small town, and the 897th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Buckinghamshire for bicycle theft, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.47 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2021 was also a bad month for Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow residents, when it was Buckinghamshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for robbery, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.24 per 1,000 residents. Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow recorded 4 reports of public order during January 2017, making its crime rate of 0.47 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for public order in Buckinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow are violence and sexual offences, with 303 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 36. This is 19% higher than 2020's figure of 246 offences and a difference of 6.72 from 2020's crime rate of 29. Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 250% from 2020's figure of 7 crimes.

Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow 2022 Crime Scorecard

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14% higher, national crime rate

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Local Crime in Context

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

Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Crime Rate Over Time

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Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow 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 Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202185722
202072610
201980677
201878659
201762526
201658493

Crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Compared To Buckinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow This Year

 Kents Hill, Monkston and BrinklowBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour829.667,6009.34 3.3% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft212.477300.90 64% more dangerous
Burglary232.712,0542.52 7% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson566.605,4476.70 1.5% safer
Drugs121.411,9252.37 68% safer
Other Crime70.821,0831.33 62% safer
Other Theft516.014,7855.88 2.2% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons20.244340.53 121% safer
Public Order12314.497,9859.82 32% more dangerous
Robbery70.823500.43 48% more dangerous
Shoplifting536.242,3092.84 54% more dangerous
Theft From the Person80.947520.92 2.1% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime566.604,4725.50 17% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences30335.7025,86631.80 11% more dangerous

Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Chesham1,51465.6430% safer
Walton80467.2726% safer
Beaconsfield89269.9522% safer
West Bletchley1,59870.6220% safer
Shenley Church End1,17673.6715% safer
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow72285.06-
Iver1,03785.080.02% more dangerous
Bradwell81185.200.16% more dangerous
Stantonbury99286.071.2% more dangerous
Denham771101.5016% more dangerous
Campbell Park1,722103.6318% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow

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Recent Crimes in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Ticehurst CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Balmerino CloseLocal resolution
March 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Worth CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near St Helens GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Maidstone RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near FelbridgeInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Kilwinning DriveOffender given a caution
March 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Timbold DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Newport RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Lamberhurst GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Goudhurst CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Brecon CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour12111010 Safer
Bicycle Theft2.64.41.52.5 Safer
Burglary4.62.22.82.7 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8777 Safer
Drugs0.941.41.51.4 Getting worse
Other Crime1.51.61.30.82 Safer
Other Theft9966 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.350.820.820.24 Safer
Public Order3.63.84.614 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.821.30.940.82 Safer
Shoplifting101066 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)1.11.50.940.94 Safer
Vehicle Crime141397 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22242936 Getting worse

Changes In Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.93113% safer
Birmingham49.6071% safer
Barnet67.0827% safer
Croydon82.483.1% safer
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow85.06-
Sheffield90.036% more dangerous
Bristol90.526% more dangerous
Leicester111.5924% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0631% more dangerous
Bradford132.2836% more dangerous
Leeds150.9444% more dangerous

Crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Broughton, Middleton & Kents Hill1,58870First

Crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow saw a 700% increase in criminal damage and arson. Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow saw a large fall in bicycle theft during July, when it fell by 90% compared to July in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-62%+140%-+120%-33%+33%-18%-50%-67%-20%
Bicycle Theft+100%---80%-90%----60%-
Burglary-----+300%+200%+33%--67%
Criminal Damage and Arson+700%---60%--+14%-75%+300%-56%
Drugs+100%---+100%-75%----
Other Crime--------+100%-
Other Theft+71%-33%--83%--25%-71%-86%-44%-67%
Possession of Weapons---+100%------
Public Order-25%-40%+150%+200%-50%+33%+100%--+50%
Robbery--------67%--
Shoplifting+33%-50%+33%-50%-83%-38%-56%-33%-80%-40%
Theft From the Person------50%----
Vehicle Crime-55%-82%-60%+11%-40%--40%-9%-82%-71%
Violence and Sexual Offences-58%-13%+138%-+20%+63%+31%-12%+20%+57%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow

What police force serves Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow?
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.

How dangerous is Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow?
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire.

What is Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow?
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

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