Caia Park Crime Overview

Caia Park is the second most dangerous small town in Clwyd, and is the second most dangerous overall out of Clwyd's 142 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Caia Park in 2020 was 175 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Clwyd's overall crime rate, coming in 54% higher than the Clwyd rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Caia Park is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns, and the 91st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2020, Caia Park had the worst crime rate in Clwyd for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.16 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Caia Park residents, when it was Clwyd's most dangerous area for criminal damage and arson, recording 46 crimes at a rate of 3.6 per 1,000 residents. Caia Park recorded 8 reports of other crime during May 2020, making its crime rate of 0.64 the worst for other crime in Clwyd that month.

The most common crimes in Caia Park are violence and sexual offences, with 1,067 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 85. This is 5% higher than 2019's figure of 1,009 offences and a difference of 4.60 from 2019's crime rate of 80. Caia Park's least common crime is theft from the person, with 7 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 29% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Crime in Caia Park Compared To Clwyd

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Summary of Crimes in Caia Park This Year

 Caia ParkClwyd 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour69254.9613,23926.2252% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft120.952820.5641% more dangerous
Burglary776.121,7143.3945% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson30824.464,7809.4761% more dangerous
Drugs544.291,1812.3445% more dangerous
Other Crime554.379331.8558% more dangerous
Other Theft16212.872,7535.4558% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons131.032240.4457% more dangerous
Public Order23818.904,7079.3251% more dangerous
Robbery131.031550.3170% more dangerous
Shoplifting16813.342,4034.7664% more dangerous
Theft From the Person70.561020.2064% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime251.999711.923.5% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences1,06784.7420,57640.7552% more dangerous

Caia Park Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Rhosllanerchrugog90994.7584% safer
Abergele1,087100.0375% safer
Llandudno2,367114.4553% safer
Holywell1,205129.0435% safer
Colwyn Bay1,476139.2325% safer
Caia Park2,199174.65-
Offa1,961183.154.6% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Caia Park

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Recent Crimes in Caia Park

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
November 2021Public orderOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cheshire ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near Tan Y CoedUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Pentre GwynInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Pentre GwynInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Other theftOn or near Pentre GwynUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pentre GwynUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pentre GwynUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pentre GwynUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other theftOn or near Wilson AvenueFormal action is not in the public interest
November 2021Bicycle theftOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021BurglaryOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other theftOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rivulet RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Crescent CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

Caia Park Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour58444055Getting worse
Bicycle Theft2.52.51.20.95Safer
Burglary151276Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson39333024Safer
Drugs4.33.84.04.3Getting worse
Other Crime3.63.94.04.4Getting worse
Other Theft15171313Safer
Possession of Weapons1.31.01.51.0Safer
Public Order7151819Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)1.21.40.871.0Safer
Shoplifting23252713Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.710.790.400.56Safer
Vehicle Crime883.42.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences64768085Getting worse

Changes In Caia Park's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Caia Park to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.71158% safer
Coventry77.41126% safer
Croydon83.22110% safer
Sheffield85.81104% safer
Bristol86.21103% safer
Leicester97.4479% safer
Birmingham102.8770% safer
Liverpool107.2863% safer
Bradford133.0231% safer
Leeds137.1027% safer
Caia Park174.65-

Crime in Caia Park's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Caia Park1,073150Second
Hermitage & Whitegate1,375157First

Crime in Caia Park During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Caia Park change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Caia Park saw a 600% increase in drugs. Caia Park saw a large fall in vehicle crime during November, when it fell by 89% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+48%+15%+4%+41%+34%+67%+95%+98%+33%+49%
Bicycle Theft---50%----50%---
Burglary-29%-29%+400%+40%-64%-23%+25%+80%-25%-33%
Criminal Damage and Arson+19%-56%-30%-40%-39%-29%+38%+18%+2%-54%
Drugs+100%-20%+100%+600%+50%+100%-86%-25%-67%-
Other Crime-50%+167%+100%+100%+25%+40%+50%-50%-50%-33%
Other Theft-56%+82%+21%+100%-39%+64%-14%-44%-14%+8%
Possession of Weapons--+200%-50%--+100%-67%--
Public Order-42%-44%-4%+10%+68%+118%+75%+8%+21%-14%
Robbery-67%-------50%--
Shoplifting-39%-67%-44%-50%-67%-33%-64%-16%-58%-43%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+50%-25%-40%--+100%+33%--89%-67%
Violence and Sexual Offences-14%-26%-33%+7%+20%+94%+17%+13%+35%+47%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Caia Park

What police force serves Caia Park?
Caia Park's local territorial police force is the North Wales Police.
How dangerous is Caia Park?
Caia Park is the second most dangerous small town in Clwyd.
What is Caia Park's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Caia Park are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Caia Park?
Caia Park's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 31 Dec 2021