Clay Cross is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Derbyshire, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Clay Cross in 2021 was 93 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 13% higher than the Derbyshire rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Clay Cross is the 110th most dangerous small town, and the 739th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In January 2021, Clay Cross was the worst small town in Derbyshire for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.21 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2021 was also a bad month for Clay Cross residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.10 per 1,000 residents. Clay Cross recorded 1 report of bicycle theft during March 2020, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Derbyshire that month.
The most common crimes in Clay Cross are violence and sexual offences, with 499 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 52. This is 11% higher than 2020's figure of 444 offences and a difference of 5.76 from 2020's crime rate of 46. Clay Cross's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 400% from 2020's figure of 5 crimes.
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Small Towns, Derbyshire
11% higher, regional crime rate
17% higher, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Clay Cross is 11% higher than the East Midlands and 17% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Clay Cross represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||320||33.49||32,135||30.32||9% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||1||0.10||687||0.65||550% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||89||9.32||8,874||8.37||10% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||28||2.93||2,135||2.01||31% more dangerous|
|Other Theft||42||4.40||5,811||5.48||25% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||6||0.63||880||0.83||32% safer|
|Public Order||112||11.72||10,418||9.83||16% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.10||544||0.51||410% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||46||4.81||4,294||4.05||16% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||499||52.23||41,048||38.72||26% more dangerous|
|Small Town||Total Crimes||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Heanor and Loscoe||1,374||76.77||21% safer|
|South Normanton||833||82.08||13% safer|
|Shirebrook||1,032||92.54||0.01% more dangerous|
|Old Bolsover||1,181||99.70||7% more dangerous|
|Alfreton||944||110.59||16% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Sports/Recreation Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Burglary||On or near Stephenson Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Cromford Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Burglary||On or near Biggin Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Valley Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Meadow Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Brockway Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near The Square||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Brockway Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Cemetery Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Woodlands Grove||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Stollard Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Flaxpiece Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Woodside Place||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Penncroft Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parking Area||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Worcester Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near High Hazels Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||11||12||10||9||Safer|
|Other Crime||1.3||1.2||2.0||2.9||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.63||0.21||0.94||0.63||Getting worse|
|Public Order||2.2||6||10||12||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.42||0.63||0.42||0.31||Safer|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.31||0.42||0.10||0.10||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||22||41||46||52||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Coventry||102.24||9% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||17% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||25% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||29% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||30% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||39% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Clay Cross change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Clay Cross saw a 300% increase in vehicle crime. Clay Cross saw a large fall in other theft during August, when it fell by 86% compared to August in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+13%||-57%||-44%||-40%||+36%||-22%||+175%||-30%||-44%||-38%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+32%||+8%||+7%||-42%||+26%||+46%||-34%||-30%||+18%||-24%|