Heanor and Loscoe Crime Overview

Heanor and Loscoe is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 30th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Heanor and Loscoe in 2020 was 73 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 0.05% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Heanor and Loscoe is the 172nd most dangerous small town, and the 1,264th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2020, Heanor and Loscoe was the worst small town in Derbyshire for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.17 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2020 was also a bad month for Heanor and Loscoe residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 8 crimes at a rate of 0.45 per 1,000 residents. Heanor and Loscoe recorded 15 reports of criminal damage and arson during December 2020, making its crime rate of 0.84 the worst small town for criminal damage and arson in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Heanor and Loscoe are violence and sexual offences, with 610 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 34. This is 9% higher than 2019's figure of 556 offences and a difference of 3.01 from 2019's crime rate of 31. Heanor and Loscoe's least common crime is robbery, with 5 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 10 crimes.

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Crime in Heanor and Loscoe Compared To Derbyshire

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Summary of Crimes in Heanor and Loscoe This Year

 Heanor and LoscoeDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour69638.8938,43136.267% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft100.569270.8755% safer
Burglary945.254,2554.0124% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson1427.938,8048.314.8% safer
Drugs221.232,5402.4095% safer
Other Crime311.732,0011.899% safer
Other Theft784.365,3165.0215% safer
Possession of Weapons181.018260.7823% more dangerous
Public Order1387.718,3427.872.1% safer
Robbery50.286220.59111% safer
Shoplifting925.143,8563.6429% more dangerous
Theft From the Person60.344760.4532% safer
Vehicle Crime653.634,3024.0612% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences61034.0835,41633.412.0% more dangerous

Heanor and Loscoe Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Clowne49659.1024% safer
Ashbourne57364.2914% safer
South Normanton65464.4414% safer
Matlock Town69569.296% safer
Staveley1,28269.565% safer
Heanor and Loscoe1,31173.25-
Ripley1,60674.982.3% more dangerous
Old Bolsover89475.472.9% more dangerous
Buxton1,78579.568% more dangerous
Shirebrook93884.1113% more dangerous
Clay Cross81685.4114% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Heanor and Loscoe

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Heanor and Loscoe Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour45413839Safer
Bicycle Theft0.390.560.450.56Getting worse
Burglary64.13.25Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson107108Safer
Drugs1.71.61.81.2Safer
Other Crime0.561.11.71.7Getting worse
Other Theft6654.4Safer
Possession of Weapons0.390.780.451.0Getting worse
Public Order1.12.678Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.840.220.560.28Safer
Shoplifting74.055Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.610.340.450.34Safer
Vehicle Crime653.93.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences11163134Getting worse

Changes In Heanor and Loscoe's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Heanor and Loscoe's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Heanor and Loscoe that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Charles Hill Playing Fields2----00.33

Comparing Heanor and Loscoe to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.718% safer
Heanor and Loscoe73.25-
Coventry77.415% more dangerous
Croydon83.2212% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8115% more dangerous
Bristol86.2115% more dangerous
Leicester97.4425% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8729% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2832% more dangerous
Bradford133.0245% more dangerous
Leeds137.1047% more dangerous

Crime in Heanor and Loscoe's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Heanor East & Langley Mill54073First
Heanor Gate & Aldercar58661Second

Crime in Heanor and Loscoe During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Heanor and Loscoe change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Heanor and Loscoe saw a 600% increase in burglary. Heanor and Loscoe saw a large fall in shoplifting during April, when it fell by 92% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-40%+42%+72%+18%+11%-37%+5%+10%+68%+89%
Bicycle Theft-----+50%----
Burglary+600%-40%+25%-50%+71%+160%+17%+33%+75%+33%
Criminal Damage and Arson-38%-40%-30%-38%-29%-6%+45%+50%-53%-17%
Drugs--50%---+25%+200%-86%--
Other Crime+400%--83%+200%-20%-+100%-67%+50%+50%
Other Theft-57%-11%-50%-14%-33%-58%-81%-22%+60%+200%
Possession of Weapons-50%--+100%-+100%----
Public Order-13%-60%-13%-33%+22%-13%+55%+100%+100%-25%
Robbery-------+100%--50%
Shoplifting-30%-92%+60%-38%-36%+400%-11%+70%+100%-
Theft From the Person-+100%--------
Vehicle Crime-27%+67%--+17%-50%-11%-30%+100%-45%
Violence and Sexual Offences+39%+3%+66%-13%+12%+78%+2%-18%-46%-25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Heanor and Loscoe

What police force serves Heanor and Loscoe?
Heanor and Loscoe's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Heanor and Loscoe?
Heanor and Loscoe is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Derbyshire.
What is Heanor and Loscoe's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Heanor and Loscoe are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Heanor and Loscoe?
Heanor and Loscoe's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021