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Crime and Safety in Glossop, Derbyshire

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Glossop is the safest medium-sized town in Derbyshire, and is the 84th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Glossop in 2021 was 52 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 56% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Glossop is the 33rd safest medium-sized town, and the 3,035th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2021, Glossop was the worst medium-sized town in Derbyshire for burglary, with 15 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.45 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Glossop residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous medium-sized town for other theft, recording 22 crimes at a rate of 0.66 per 1,000 residents. Glossop recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during June 2021, making its crime rate of 0.06 the worst medium-sized town for possession of weapons in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Glossop are violence and sexual offences, with 785 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 9% higher than 2020's figure of 715 offences and a difference of 2.09 from 2020's crime rate of 21. Glossop's least common crime is robbery, with 5 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 120% from 2020's figure of 11 crimes.

Glossop 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Medium-Sized Towns, Derbyshire

59% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

47% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Glossop is 59% lower than the East Midlands and 47% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Glossop Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Glossop 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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Historical Crime Rates for Glossop

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021521,737
2020491,650
2019521,755
2018481,621
2017441,474
2016431,424

Crime in Glossop Compared To Derbyshire

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Summary of Crimes in Glossop This Year

 GlossopDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour75522.5632,13530.32 34% safer
Bicycle Theft70.216870.65 210% safer
Burglary1013.023,7923.58 19% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1995.958,8748.37 41% safer
Drugs260.782,5032.36 203% safer
Other Crime351.052,1352.01 91% safer
Other Theft1594.755,8115.48 15% safer
Possession of Weapons90.278800.83 207% safer
Public Order2066.1610,4189.83 60% safer
Robbery50.156250.59 293% safer
Shoplifting982.934,1623.93 34% safer
Theft From the Person80.245440.51 112% safer
Vehicle Crime992.964,2944.05 37% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences78523.4641,04838.72 65% safer

Glossop Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns)

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Glossop1,73751.91-
Swadlincote3,02360.8215% more dangerous
Long Eaton2,63066.7722% more dangerous
Ilkeston4,005101.9449% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Glossop

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Recent Crimes in Glossop

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Haywards CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hall'S CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Uplands RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Brosscroft VillageInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Further/Higher Educational BuildingFormal action is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Whitfield ParkUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mill StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ridings RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near BrosscroftInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Woodfield CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near FoxleaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Cooper StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Charlestown RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Turnlee RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Jones StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Haywards CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Salisbury StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Peter StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thomas StreetUnable to prosecute suspect

Glossop Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour22212323 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.210.360.150.21 Safer
Burglary4.64.02.43.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7776 Safer
Drugs0.571.21.30.78 Safer
Other Crime1.20.811.01.0 Getting worse
Other Theft563.64.8 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.450.600.360.27 Safer
Public Order3.34.856 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.300.360.330.15 Safer
Shoplifting3.54.82.42.9 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.210.300.180.24 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.43.74.33.0 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18192123 Getting worse

Changes In Glossop's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Glossop to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Glossop51.91-
Barnet67.0823% more dangerous
Croydon82.4837% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0542% more dangerous
Bristol90.5243% more dangerous
Coventry102.2449% more dangerous
Leicester111.5953% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0658% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6460% more dangerous
Bradford132.2861% more dangerous
Leeds150.9466% more dangerous

Crime in Glossop's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Glossop83682Second
Hadfield West & Gamesley63186First

Crime in Glossop During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Glossop change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Glossop saw a 400% increase in drugs. Glossop saw a large fall in shoplifting during August, when it fell by 93% compared to August in 2019. Other Theft saw a fall in every month of Glossop's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-43%+11%+127%+11%-26%-13%+36%+115%+68%+97%
Bicycle Theft-----50%-----
Burglary-30%-81%-70%-80%--38%-33%-67%+20%+75%
Criminal Damage and Arson+50%+12%-28%-40%-5%-11%+213%+7%-39%+4%
Drugs+50%+400%+150%-80%-+33%-17%-75%-43%-
Other Crime-+200%-33%+300%+33%-+33%-33%--67%
Other Theft-72%-17%-62%-74%-27%--60%-38%-7%-38%
Possession of Weapons-50%---+50%---33%--
Public Order+63%+43%+100%-+40%-43%-20%+25%-43%-36%
Robbery+50%--+150%------
Shoplifting-28%-83%-90%-76%-20%-93%+67%+22%-11%-73%
Theft From the Person----67%---+100%--
Vehicle Crime-62%-47%+320%-67%+71%+9%+225%+33%+33%-55%
Violence and Sexual Offences+57%+48%+30%-39%+4%+9%-4%+7%-8%-25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Glossop

What police force serves Glossop?
Glossop's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Glossop?
Glossop is the safest medium-sized town in Derbyshire.

What is Glossop's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Glossop are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Glossop?
Glossop's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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