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Crime and Safety in Hilton, Derbyshire

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Hilton is the second safest small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 125th safest overall out of Derbyshire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Hilton in 2021 was 36 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 126% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Hilton is the 148th safest small town, and the 5,463rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2021, Hilton was the worst small town in Derbyshire for robbery, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.35 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Hilton residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.23 per 1,000 residents. Hilton recorded 10 reports of vehicle crime during November 2019, making its crime rate of 1.2 the worst small town for vehicle crime in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Hilton are violence and sexual offences, with 162 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 25% higher than 2020's figure of 121 offences and a difference of 4.77 from 2020's crime rate of 14. Hilton's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

Hilton 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Small Towns, Derbyshire

130% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

113% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Hilton is 130% lower than the East Midlands and 113% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Hilton Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Hilton 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 Hilton

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202136308
202030259
201931270
201821180
201720176
201617142

Crime in Hilton Compared To Derbyshire

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Summary of Crimes in Hilton This Year

 HiltonDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour11913.8632,13530.32 119% safer
Bicycle Theft10.126870.65 442% safer
Burglary91.053,7923.58 241% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson354.088,8748.37 105% safer
Drugs70.822,5032.36 188% safer
Other Crime70.822,1352.01 145% safer
Other Theft161.865,8115.48 195% safer
Possession of Weapons30.358800.83 137% safer
Public Order424.8910,4189.83 101% safer
Robbery60.706250.59 16% more dangerous
Shoplifting40.474,1623.93 736% safer
Theft From the Person10.125440.51 325% safer
Vehicle Crime151.754,2944.05 131% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16218.8641,04838.72 105% safer

Hilton Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Dronfield75635.820.11% safer
Hilton30835.86-
Belper85438.176% more dangerous
Killamarsh48150.6329% more dangerous
Chapel-en-le-Frith55757.8338% more dangerous
Ashbourne52258.5739% more dangerous
New Mills57659.3140% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Hilton

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Recent Crimes in Hilton

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Clyde StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mersey WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Oak DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Lucas LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Stour CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Alders BrookInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mersey WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Stour CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Stour CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Main StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Enfield CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Windermere DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Lancaster DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Halifax CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Trusley BrookUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Egginton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thames WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Soar WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Stour CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Hilton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour981414 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.120.120.350.12 Safer
Burglary2.83.01.31.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.73.43.54.1 Getting worse
Drugs0.230.580.820.82 Getting worse
Other Crime0.470.820.930.82 Getting worse
Other Theft1.42.42.11.9 Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.230.120.470.35 Getting worse
Public Order1.01.83.14.9 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.12-0.470.70 Getting worse
Shoplifting0.580.120.120.47 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.120.350.230.12 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.43.62.71.8 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences8151419 Getting worse

Changes In Hilton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Hilton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Hilton35.86-
Barnet67.0847% more dangerous
Croydon82.4857% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0560% more dangerous
Bristol90.5260% more dangerous
Coventry102.2465% more dangerous
Leicester111.5968% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0671% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6472% more dangerous
Bradford132.2873% more dangerous
Leeds150.9476% more dangerous

Crime in Hilton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Hilton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Hilton saw a 420% increase in anti-social behaviour. Hilton saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 75% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-14%+33%+420%-11%+333%+75%+250%+100%+160%+167%
Burglary---75%----+100%--
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%--+50%-17%-50%+67%---
Drugs----------
Other Crime----67%------
Other Theft+100%-----60%--50%-50%-
Public Order--50%-+50%---+200%-+50%
Theft From the Person---------+100%
Vehicle Crime-----+400%-50%-20%-60%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-33%+67%+14%-58%-+25%-18%+33%-13%-33%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Hilton

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

How dangerous is Hilton?
Hilton is the second safest small town in Derbyshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Hilton?
Hilton's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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