Crime in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is among the top 20 safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Derbyshire in 2020 was 41 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 19 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Derbyshire's larger towns and cities, Alfreton is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Clay Cross, and Shirebrook comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Derbyshire, starting with Amber Valley which ranks as the safest area in Derbyshire, followed up by South Derbyshire in second place, and Hilton in third place.

Crime Map of Derbyshire

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Derbyshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour25,03222.12
Bicycle Theft2770.24
Burglary2,6672.36
Criminal Damage and Arson5,5494.90
Drugs1,3131.16
Other Crime1,2891.14
Other Theft3,1942.82
Possession of Weapons5030.44
Public Order5,0234.44
Robbery2280.20
Shoplifting2,2712.01
Theft From the Person1660.15
Vehicle Crime2,7932.47
Violence and Sexual Offences21,36318.88

Derbyshire's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Derbyshire
Alfreton7679054% more dangerous
Amber Valley2812.21782% safer
Ashbourne5165829% more dangerous
Belper911411.2% safer
Brimington4535119% more dangerous
Chapel-en-le-Frith4494712% more dangerous
Chesterfield6,6256335% more dangerous
Clay Cross7668049% more dangerous
Clowne4505423% more dangerous
Dronfield6243039% safer
Eckington6755627% more dangerous
Erewash5,4794713% more dangerous
Heanor and Loscoe1,2116839% more dangerous
High Peak3,4873810% safer
Hilton2372849% safer
Killamarsh4364610% more dangerous
Matlock Town6676638% more dangerous
New Mills382394.8% safer
Old Bolsover8517243% more dangerous
Ripley1,5037041% more dangerous
Sandiacre4855221% more dangerous
Shirebrook8717847% more dangerous
South Derbyshire2,19720101% safer
South Normanton6086031% more dangerous
Staveley1,1796436% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Derbyshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour23211922Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.340.360.320.24Safer
Burglary3.73.63.62.4Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson54.954.9Safer
Drugs1.11.11.21.2Getting worse
Other Crime0.580.741.01.1Getting worse
Other Theft4.14.04.12.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.200.270.380.44Getting worse
Public Order0.691.13.44.4Getting worse
Robbery0.220.230.270.20Safer
Shoplifting3.43.13.12.0Safer
Theft From the Person0.270.290.320.15Safer
Vehicle Crime3.83.33.32.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences8111719Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021