Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Crime Overview

Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow is among the top 10 safest small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 80th most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 220 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow in 2020 was 42 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 52% lower than the Buckinghamshire rate of 64 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow is the 280th safest small town, and the 4,066th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2020, Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow was the worst small town in Buckinghamshire for bicycle theft, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.47 per 1,000 inhabitants. January 2016 was also a bad month for Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow residents, when it was Buckinghamshire's most dangerous small town for public order, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.59 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow are violence and sexual offences, with 154 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 18. This is 23% higher than 2019's figure of 118 offences and a difference of 4.24 from 2019's crime rate of 14. Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's least common crime is robbery, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 133% from 2019's figure of 7 crimes.

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Crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Compared To Buckinghamshire

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

 Kents Hill, Monkston and BrinklowBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour516.017,9129.7362% safer
Bicycle Theft80.948431.0411% safer
Burglary131.532,7283.35119% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson293.425,5836.86101% safer
Drugs111.302,1102.5999% safer
Other Crime101.181,2971.5935% safer
Other Theft404.714,5295.5718% safer
Possession of Weapons40.475750.7151% safer
Public Order263.064,0314.9662% safer
Robbery30.354300.5351% safer
Shoplifting91.062,3022.83167% safer
Theft From the Person50.597710.9561% safer
Vehicle Crime455.305,2586.4622% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15418.1421,68226.6547% safer

Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bradwell28529.9440% safer
Walton37731.5533% safer
Great Missenden35336.5915% safer
Burnham48440.493.9% safer
Stony Stratford31440.823.0% safer
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow35742.06-
Wendover37544.024.5% more dangerous
Chalfont St. Peter58344.174.8% more dangerous
Wooburn48245.327% more dangerous
Gerrards Cross38645.888% more dangerous
Buckingham67346.5510% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow

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Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour7866Safer
Bicycle Theft1.61.52.60.94Safer
Burglary62.61.61.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.24.74.03.4Safer
Drugs0.710.590.821.3Getting worse
Other Crime0.240.820.821.2Getting worse
Other Theft7674.7Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.240.590.47Getting worse
Public Order0.942.12.63.1Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.120.590.820.35Safer
Shoplifting3.02.51.41.1Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.470.350.820.59Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.8685Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences9131418Getting 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
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow42.06-
Barnet67.7138% more dangerous
Coventry77.4146% more dangerous
Croydon83.2249% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8151% more dangerous
Bristol86.2151% more dangerous
Leicester97.4457% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8759% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2861% more dangerous
Bradford133.0268% more dangerous
Leeds137.1069% more dangerous

Crime in Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Broughton, Middleton & Kents Hill1,37260First

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 April, when Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow saw a 350% increase in anti-social behaviour. Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during October, when it fell by 88% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-75%+350%-25%+133%+300%+50%-43%-40%-50%-33%
Bicycle Theft+300%----83%----50%-
Burglary-----+100%+100%+50%--
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%---33%-+25%+50%-88%--
Drugs------50%----
Other Crime----------
Other Theft+175%---80%---75%--38%-71%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-50%-75%+100%--50%+300%+200%--50%+67%
Shoplifting----67%---+100%--50%
Theft From the Person----+100%-----
Vehicle Crime-17%--33%+100%-50%-43%+50%-25%-73%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-43%+33%+83%-46%+44%+17%+167%+10%+17%+60%

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 safest 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 crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021