Orton Longueville Crime Overview

Orton Longueville is the second safest small town in Cambridgeshire, and is the 130th most dangerous overall out of Cambridgeshire's 265 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Orton Longueville in 2020 was 38 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Cambridgeshire's overall crime rate, coming in 88% lower than the Cambridgeshire rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Orton Longueville is the 211st safest small town, and the 4,798th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2020, Orton Longueville was the worst small town in Cambridgeshire for drugs, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.28 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2020 was also a bad month for Orton Longueville residents, when it was Cambridgeshire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.19 per 1,000 residents. Orton Longueville recorded 7 reports of vehicle crime during June 2019, making its crime rate of 0.65 the worst small town for vehicle crime in Cambridgeshire that month.

The most common crimes in Orton Longueville are violence and sexual offences, with 167 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 16. This is 20% higher than 2019's figure of 133 offences and a difference of 3.16 from 2019's crime rate of 12. Orton Longueville's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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Crime in Orton Longueville Compared To Cambridgeshire

Summary of Crimes in Orton Longueville This Year

 Orton LonguevilleCambridgeshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour13612.6215,57418.2144% safer
Bicycle Theft70.653,0773.60454% safer
Burglary272.513,8174.4678% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson565.206,9708.1557% safer
Drugs181.672,0212.3641% safer
Other Crime111.021,4141.6562% safer
Other Theft272.514,8155.63124% safer
Possession of Weapons20.196150.72279% safer
Public Order363.346,0327.05111% safer
Robbery70.655410.633.1% more dangerous
Shoplifting141.302,6523.10138% safer
Theft From the Person40.375240.6165% safer
Vehicle Crime343.154,2444.9657% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16715.5024,34028.4584% safer

Orton Longueville Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hampton Hargate and Vale42830.4625% safer
Orton Longueville41038.04-
Yaxley47950.3925% more dangerous
Cambourne54451.8727% more dangerous
Whittlesey91354.3930% more dangerous
Bretton73656.6733% more dangerous
Orton Waterville57656.7233% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Orton Longueville

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Orton Longueville Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14111213Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.460.650.650.65Getting worse
Burglary2.82.71.92.5Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson84.44.15Safer
Drugs0.560.651.41.7Getting worse
Other Crime0.461.30.651.0Getting worse
Other Theft4.42.23.12.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.650.370.370.19Safer
Public Order2.12.03.33.3Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.930.460.650.65Safer
Shoplifting3.92.22.31.3Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.280.370.280.37Getting worse
Vehicle Crime74.04.83.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14141216Getting worse

Changes In Orton Longueville's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Orton Longueville to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Orton Longueville38.04-
Barnet67.7144% more dangerous
Coventry77.4151% more dangerous
Croydon83.2254% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8156% more dangerous
Bristol86.2156% more dangerous
Leicester97.4461% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8763% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2865% more dangerous
Bradford133.0271% more dangerous
Leeds137.1072% more dangerous

Crime in Orton Longueville During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Orton Longueville change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Orton Longueville saw a 400% increase in public order. Orton Longueville saw a large fall in vehicle crime during August, when it fell by 83% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-20%-47%-+180%-22%+78%+171%+13%-78%-
Bicycle Theft---+200%------
Burglary--+300%+100%+100%--+100%-50%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%+100%-25%-17%+75%+67%+17%-60%+100%-50%
Drugs---67%---50%+200%-50%+200%-
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--67%-14%-20%-+50%+100%--75%+100%
Public Order-75%-+33%-67%+29%+400%+300%--80%-
Robbery----------
Shoplifting----60%+100%-+50%+300%--
Vehicle Crime-50%+40%-67%-+400%-83%-50%-43%-+40%
Violence and Sexual Offences-69%-17%+186%+73%+33%+44%+40%+9%-+122%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Orton Longueville

What police force serves Orton Longueville?
Orton Longueville's local territorial police force is the Cambridgeshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Orton Longueville?
Orton Longueville is the second safest small town in Cambridgeshire.
What is Orton Longueville's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Orton Longueville are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Orton Longueville?
Orton Longueville's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021