Chapel-en-le-Frith Crime Overview

Chapel-en-le-Frith is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 76th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Chapel-en-le-Frith in 2020 was 51 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 43% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Chapel-en-le-Frith is the 420th most dangerous small town, and the 2,901st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2020, Chapel-en-le-Frith was the worst small town in Derbyshire for drugs, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.52 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2020 was also a bad month for Chapel-en-le-Frith residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for other theft, recording 7 crimes at a rate of 0.73 per 1,000 residents. Chapel-en-le-Frith recorded 1 report of robbery during November 2020, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for robbery in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Chapel-en-le-Frith are violence and sexual offences, with 253 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 26. This is 28% higher than 2019's figure of 181 offences and a difference of 7.48 from 2019's crime rate of 19. Chapel-en-le-Frith'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.

Compare Chapel-en-le-Frith to other towns and cities

See how Chapel-en-le-Frith shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Chapel-en-le-Frith and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Chapel-en-le-Frith Compared To Derbyshire

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Summary of Crimes in Chapel-en-le-Frith This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour28829.9038,43136.2621% safer
Bicycle Theft30.319270.87181% safer
Burglary222.284,2554.0176% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson535.508,8048.3151% safer
Drugs131.352,5402.4078% safer
Other Crime80.832,0011.89128% safer
Other Theft353.635,3165.0238% safer
Possession of Weapons20.218260.78271% safer
Public Order626.448,3427.8722% safer
Robbery30.316220.5990% safer
Shoplifting60.623,8563.64487% safer
Theft From the Person10.104760.45350% safer
Vehicle Crime333.434,3024.0618% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25326.2735,41633.4127% safer

Chapel-en-le-Frith Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hilton25930.1670% safer
Dronfield68332.3658% safer
New Mills41242.4221% safer
Belper97843.7217% safer
Killamarsh47950.421.7% safer
Sandiacre52256.369% more dangerous
Eckington70058.5612% more dangerous
Clowne49659.1013% more dangerous
Ashbourne57364.2920% more dangerous
South Normanton65464.4420% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Chapel-en-le-Frith

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Chapel-en-le-Frith Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour21161530Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.420.100.520.31Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.63.166Getting worse
Drugs0.420.101.11.4Getting worse
Other Crime1.
Other Theft3.
Possession of Weapons0.10-0.420.21Safer
Public Order0.421.22.56Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging) worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)
Vehicle Crime2. worse
Violence and Sexual Offences991926Getting worse

Changes In Chapel-en-le-Frith's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Chapel-en-le-Frith's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Chapel-en-le-Frith that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Chapel Town Football Club1----00.56
Dove Halls Cricket Club-----10.95
War Memorial Park13-2-134.9

Comparing Chapel-en-le-Frith to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7124% more dangerous
Coventry77.4134% more dangerous
Croydon83.2238% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8140% more dangerous
Bristol86.2141% more dangerous
Leicester97.4447% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8750% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2852% more dangerous
Bradford133.0261% more dangerous
Leeds137.1063% more dangerous

Crime in Chapel-en-le-Frith's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Whaley Bridge & Chinley35845First

Crime in Chapel-en-le-Frith During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Chapel-en-le-Frith change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Chapel-en-le-Frith saw a 600% increase in burglary. Chapel-en-le-Frith saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during July, when it fell by 83% compared to July in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+227%+283%+260%+44%+90%-15%+93%+150%+109%
Bicycle Theft----------
Criminal Damage and Arson+25%-17%--50%-83%+200%-33%+267%--25%
Other Crime---------67%-
Other Theft--50%-71%-50%+200%+200%+600%+200%-+50%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-+400%+300%+133%+50%+200%+500%+29%-+300%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime--+200%+200%--+100%+50%+100%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+79%-13%+83%+18%-28%-17%+123%+29%+26%+100%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Chapel-en-le-Frith

What police force serves Chapel-en-le-Frith?
Chapel-en-le-Frith's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Chapel-en-le-Frith?
Chapel-en-le-Frith is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire.
What is Chapel-en-le-Frith's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Chapel-en-le-Frith are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Chapel-en-le-Frith?
Chapel-en-le-Frith's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021