Stantonbury Crime Overview

Stantonbury is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is the 58th most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 220 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stantonbury in 2020 was 47 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 36% lower than the Buckinghamshire rate of 64 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stantonbury is the 361st safest small town, and the 3,358th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Stantonbury was the worst small town in Buckinghamshire for burglary, with 7 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.61 per 1,000 inhabitants. March 2020 was also a bad month for Stantonbury residents, when it was Buckinghamshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.43 per 1,000 residents. Stantonbury recorded 7 reports of drugs during March 2017, making its crime rate of 0.61 the worst small town for drugs in Buckinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Stantonbury are violence and sexual offences, with 269 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 24% higher than 2019's figure of 204 offences and a difference of 5.64 from 2019's crime rate of 18. Stantonbury's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Stantonbury This Year

 StantonburyBuckinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour857.387,9129.7332% safer
Bicycle Theft90.788431.0433% safer
Burglary282.432,7283.3538% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson635.475,5836.8625% safer
Drugs171.482,1102.5975% safer
Other Crime110.951,2971.5967% safer
Other Theft292.524,5295.57121% safer
Possession of Weapons80.695750.712.9% safer
Public Order484.164,0314.9619% safer
Robbery50.434300.5323% safer
Shoplifting20.172,3022.831565% safer
Theft From the Person10.097710.95956% safer
Vehicle Crime554.775,2586.4635% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences26923.3421,68226.6514% safer

Crime in Stantonbury Compared To Buckinghamshire

Stantonbury Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Wendover37544.027% safer
Chalfont St. Peter58344.177% safer
Wooburn48245.324.3% safer
Gerrards Cross38645.883.1% safer
Buckingham67346.551.6% safer
Stantonbury54547.29-
Princes Risborough38348.171.8% more dangerous
Wolverton and Greenleys69449.975% more dangerous
Great Linford97750.025% more dangerous
Amersham80252.6710% more dangerous
Newport Pagnell79453.8112% more dangerous

Stantonbury Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour64.267Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.780.520.870.78Getting worse
Burglary2.72.21.62.4Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson4.5565Getting worse
Drugs1.80.870.951.5Getting worse
Other Crime0.520.170.780.95Getting worse
Other Theft64.24.42.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.520.170.090.69Getting worse
Public Order1.62.13.04.2Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.430.350.260.43Getting worse
Shoplifting0.520.350.780.17Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.170.090.170.09Safer
Vehicle Crime53.04.24.8Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences11171823Getting worse

Changes In Stantonbury's Crime Rates Over Time

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Comparing Stantonbury to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Stantonbury47.29-
Barnet67.7130% more dangerous
Coventry77.4139% more dangerous
Croydon83.2243% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8145% more dangerous
Bristol86.2145% more dangerous
Leicester97.4451% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8754% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2856% more dangerous
Bradford133.0264% more dangerous
Leeds137.1066% more dangerous

Crime in Stantonbury's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bradwell Village23843Third
Linford Wood743115Second
Stantonbury & Bradville809121First

Crime in Stantonbury During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Stantonbury change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Stantonbury saw a 800% increase in vehicle crime. Stantonbury saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 83% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+20%+125%-50%-20%+38%+100%+13%+75%+33%+25%
Bicycle Theft+200%----+100%----
Burglary-+100%---50%--+100%-50%+40%
Criminal Damage and Arson-33%+200%+50%-38%-50%+33%-40%-33%--50%
Drugs+300%-+50%--+100%----
Other Crime-----+200%--67%--
Other Theft-33%-83%-50%-75%---60%--25%-29%
Public Order-+100%+100%+75%-+100%+125%-33%+50%+33%
Vehicle Crime--60%+100%-60%-33%+133%+20%+800%+25%-44%
Violence and Sexual Offences+57%-10%+33%-15%+108%+256%+50%-17%-19%+12%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Stantonbury

What police force serves Stantonbury?
Stantonbury's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.
How dangerous is Stantonbury?
Stantonbury is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire.
What is Stantonbury's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Stantonbury are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Stantonbury?
Stantonbury's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021