St. Stephen-in-Brannel Crime Overview

St. Stephen-in-Brannel is the second safest small town in Cornwall, and is the 78th most dangerous overall out of Cornwall's 218 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in St. Stephen-in-Brannel in 2020 was 31 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Cornwall's overall crime rate, coming in 40% lower than the Cornwall rate of 43 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, St. Stephen-in-Brannel is the 122nd safest small town, and the 5,094th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in St. Stephen-in-Brannel are violence and sexual offences, with 135 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 17. This is 23% lower than 2019's figure of 166 offences and a difference of 3.97 from 2019's crime rate of 21. St. Stephen-in-Brannel'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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Crime in St. Stephen-in-Brannel Compared To Cornwall

Summary of Crimes in St. Stephen-in-Brannel This Year

 St. Stephen-in-BrannelCornwall 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour10313.1913,08322.9774% safer
Burglary111.419441.6618% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson283.583,7416.5784% safer
Drugs60.771,0651.87143% safer
Other Crime60.775070.8916% safer
Other Theft151.921,9113.3574% safer
Possession of Weapons20.262750.4885% safer
Public Order101.281,6142.83121% safer
Shoplifting141.791,0951.927% safer
Theft From the Person10.13710.128% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime121.547331.2916% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences13517.2812,29621.5925% safer

St. Stephen-in-Brannel Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
St. Agnes21926.1617% safer
St. Stephen-in-Brannel24030.73-
Treverbyn34737.3218% more dangerous
Bude-Stratton39937.4118% more dangerous
Torpoint29739.3422% more dangerous
Penryn34741.6126% more dangerous
Helston50443.6030% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in St. Stephen-in-Brannel

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St. Stephen-in-Brannel Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour13141413Safer
Burglary1.21.01.31.4Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson4.765.03.6Safer
Drugs0.130.640.380.77Getting worse
Other Crime0.640.511.00.77Getting worse
Other Theft2.82.92.71.9Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.130.510.26Safer
Public Order2.41.71.81.3Safer
Shoplifting0.640.261.71.8Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.130.260.13Safer
Vehicle Crime1.30.511.21.5Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences13182117Safer

Changes In St. Stephen-in-Brannel's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in St. Stephen-in-Brannel's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in St. Stephen-in-Brannel that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Victoria Bottoms Playing Field3---202.6

Comparing St. Stephen-in-Brannel to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
St. Stephen-in-Brannel30.73-
Barnet67.7155% more dangerous
Coventry77.4160% more dangerous
Croydon83.2263% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8164% more dangerous
Bristol86.2164% more dangerous
Leicester97.4468% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8770% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2871% more dangerous
Bradford133.0277% more dangerous
Leeds137.1078% more dangerous

Crime in St. Stephen-in-Brannel's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Trewoon, Coombe & Foxhole25831First

Crime in St. Stephen-in-Brannel During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in St. Stephen-in-Brannel change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when St. Stephen-in-Brannel saw a 1,050% increase in violence and sexual offences. St. Stephen-in-Brannel saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during March, when it fell by 80% compared to March in 2019. Violence and Sexual Offences saw a fall in every month of St. Stephen-in-Brannel's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-33%+40%+50%-+86%-23%-50%-25%+100%-30%
Burglary-------50%---
Criminal Damage and Arson-80%+400%-60%-50%--60%+50%+50%-40%-67%
Drugs----------
Other Crime----------
Other Theft----50%-75%-----
Public Order-+100%---67%-50%----50%
Shoplifting----------
Vehicle Crime-50%-50%--------50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-17%-40%-21%-17%-47%-27%+1,050%-38%-25%-67%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in St. Stephen-in-Brannel

What police force serves St. Stephen-in-Brannel?
St. Stephen-in-Brannel's local territorial police force is the Devon & Cornwall Police.
How dangerous is St. Stephen-in-Brannel?
St. Stephen-in-Brannel is the second safest small town in Cornwall.
What is St. Stephen-in-Brannel's most common crime?
The most common crimes in St. Stephen-in-Brannel are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in St. Stephen-in-Brannel?
St. Stephen-in-Brannel's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021