Killamarsh Crime Overview

Killamarsh is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 79th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Killamarsh in 2020 was 50 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 45% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Killamarsh is the 401st safest small town, and the 3,001st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2020, Killamarsh was the worst small town in Derbyshire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.11 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2019 was also a bad month for Killamarsh residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 10 crimes at a rate of 1.0 per 1,000 residents. Killamarsh recorded 1 report of robbery during February 2018, making its crime rate of 0.11 the worst small town for robbery in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Killamarsh are violence and sexual offences, with 233 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 34% higher than 2019's figure of 154 offences and a difference of 8.32 from 2019's crime rate of 16. Killamarsh's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 50% from 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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Crime in Killamarsh Compared To Derbyshire

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Summary of Crimes in Killamarsh This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20821.8938,43136.2666% safer
Bicycle Theft20.219270.87314% safer
Burglary363.794,2554.016% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson576.008,8048.3138% safer
Drugs121.262,5402.4090% safer
Other Crime80.842,0011.89125% safer
Other Theft202.115,3165.02138% safer
Possession of Weapons50.538260.7847% safer
Public Order576.008,3427.8731% safer
Robbery20.216220.59181% safer
Shoplifting80.843,8563.64333% safer
Theft From the Person20.214760.45114% safer
Vehicle Crime373.894,3024.064.4% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences23324.5335,41633.4136% safer

Killamarsh Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Brimington26830.0768% safer
Hilton25930.1667% safer
Dronfield68332.3656% safer
New Mills41242.4219% safer
Belper97843.7215% safer
Chapel-en-le-Frith49451.291.7% more dangerous
Sandiacre52256.3611% more dangerous
Eckington70058.5614% more dangerous
Clowne49659.1015% more dangerous
Ashbourne57364.2922% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Killamarsh

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Killamarsh Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour27201422Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0. worse
Criminal Damage and Arson6666Safer
Drugs0.630.631.61.3Getting worse
Other Crime0.320.741.40.84Getting worse
Other Theft4.
Possession of Weapons0.320.110.320.53Getting worse
Public Order0.630.841.96Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging) worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing) worse
Vehicle Crime102.863.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences781625Getting worse

Changes In Killamarsh's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Killamarsh to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7126% more dangerous
Coventry77.4135% more dangerous
Croydon83.2239% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8141% more dangerous
Bristol86.2142% more dangerous
Leicester97.4448% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8751% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2853% more dangerous
Bradford133.0262% more dangerous
Leeds137.1063% more dangerous

Crime in Killamarsh's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank

Crime in Killamarsh During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Killamarsh change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Killamarsh saw a 1,300% increase in public order. Killamarsh saw a large fall in vehicle crime during April, when it fell by 86% compared to April in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-14%-5%+250%+117%+21%-38%+38%+375%+175%+83%
Criminal Damage and Arson-+150%+150%-20%-56%-40%+25%-25%+33%+400%
Other Crime-----33%-----
Other Theft-25%-50%--75%--60%-+200%--
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+300%-+300%+150%+67%-60%+800%+1,300%--
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime-40%-86%-83%-25%-33%+100%-33%+500%-17%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-9%+44%+133%+32%-39%+46%+100%+375%+25%+86%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Killamarsh

What police force serves Killamarsh?
Killamarsh's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Killamarsh?
Killamarsh is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire.
What is Killamarsh's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Killamarsh are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Killamarsh?
Killamarsh's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021