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Crime and Safety in Heanor and Loscoe

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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 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Heanor and Loscoe in 2021 was 77 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 5% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Heanor and Loscoe is the 198th most dangerous small town, and the 1,240th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2021, Heanor and Loscoe was the worst small town in Derbyshire for criminal damage and arson, with 15 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.84 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2021 was also a bad month for Heanor and Loscoe residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for public order, recording 27 crimes at a rate of 1.5 per 1,000 residents. Heanor and Loscoe recorded 8 reports of shoplifting during November 2021, making its crime rate of 0.45 the worst small town for shoplifting in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Heanor and Loscoe are violence and sexual offences, with 671 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 37. This is 9% higher than 2020's figure of 610 offences and a difference of 3.41 from 2020's crime rate of 34. Heanor and Loscoe's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 4 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 150% from 2020's figure of 10 crimes.

Heanor and Loscoe 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, Derbyshire

8% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

0.43% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Heanor and Loscoe is 8% lower than the East Midlands and 0.43% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Heanor and Loscoe Crime Rate Over Time

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Heanor and Loscoe Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Heanor and Loscoe 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 Heanor and Loscoe

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021771,374
2020731,311
2019711,266
201849875
201752932
201653950

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 Behaviour60533.8032,13530.32 10% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft40.226870.65 195% safer
Burglary532.963,7923.58 21% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson17910.008,8748.37 16% more dangerous
Drugs291.622,5032.36 46% safer
Other Crime362.012,1352.010% safer
Other Theft864.815,8115.48 14% safer
Possession of Weapons60.348800.83 144% safer
Public Order1508.3810,4189.83 17% safer
Robbery40.226250.59 168% safer
Shoplifting784.364,1623.93 10% more dangerous
Theft From the Person100.565440.51 9% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime683.804,2944.05 7% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences67137.4941,04838.72 3.3% safer

Heanor and Loscoe Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Clowne53263.3921% safer
Eckington77865.0918% safer
Sandiacre62567.4814% safer
Brimington66474.513.0% safer
Matlock Town76275.971.1% safer
Heanor and Loscoe1,37476.77-
Ripley1,72280.404.5% more dangerous
South Normanton83382.086% more dangerous
Staveley1,58886.1611% more dangerous
Buxton2,03490.6515% more dangerous
Clay Cross88492.5317% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Heanor and Loscoe

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Recent Crimes in Heanor and Loscoe

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Station RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Holbrook StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near West StreetLocal resolution
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Station RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Elmsfield AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Possession of weaponsOn or near BirchwoodUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hand'S RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Stamford StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Stamford CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Holmesfield DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Aldred'S LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Heanor RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grammer StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Breach RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Jasmine CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Kew CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect

Heanor and Loscoe Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour41383934 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.560.450.560.22 Safer
Burglary4.13.253.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson710810 Getting worse
Drugs1.61.81.21.6 Safer
Other Crime1.11.71.72.0 Getting worse
Other Theft654.44.8 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.780.451.00.34 Safer
Public Order2.6788 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.220.560.280.22 Safer
Shoplifting4.0554.4 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.340.450.340.56 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime53.93.63.8 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16313437 Getting 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 2021.

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
Barnet67.0814% safer
Heanor and Loscoe76.77-
Croydon82.487% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0515% more dangerous
Bristol90.5215% more dangerous
Coventry102.2425% more dangerous
Leicester111.5931% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0638% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6441% more dangerous
Bradford132.2842% more dangerous
Leeds150.9449% more dangerous

Crime in Heanor and Loscoe's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Heanor East & Langley Mill56576First
Heanor Gate & Aldercar63866Second

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 town 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 bicycle theft.

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