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Crime and Safety in New Mills

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New Mills is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 69th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in New Mills in 2021 was 59 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 36% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, New Mills is the 372nd most dangerous small town, and the 2,302nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2021, New Mills was the worst small town in Derbyshire for burglary, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.51 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2020 was also a bad month for New Mills residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.31 per 1,000 residents. New Mills recorded 1 report of robbery during January 2020, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for robbery in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in New Mills are violence and sexual offences, with 251 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 26. This is 22% higher than 2020's figure of 195 offences and a difference of 5.76 from 2020's crime rate of 20. New Mills's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 67% from 2020's figure of 1 crime.

New Mills 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Derbyshire

39% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

29% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in New Mills is 39% lower than the East Midlands and 29% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

New Mills Crime Rate Over Time

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New Mills Crime Map

Incidents mapped in New Mills 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 New Mills

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202159576
202042412
201940385
201834331
201735344
201634333

Crime in New Mills Compared To Derbyshire

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Summary of Crimes in New Mills This Year

 New MillsDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20320.9032,13530.32 45% safer
Bicycle Theft30.316870.65 110% safer
Burglary626.383,7923.58 44% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson646.598,8748.37 27% safer
Drugs80.822,5032.36 188% safer
Other Crime161.652,1352.01 22% safer
Other Theft212.165,8115.48 154% safer
Possession of Weapons60.628800.83 34% safer
Public Order878.9610,4189.83 10% safer
Robbery40.416250.59 44% safer
Shoplifting191.964,1623.93 101% safer
Vehicle Crime353.604,2944.05 12% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25125.8441,04838.72 50% safer

New Mills Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hilton30835.8665% safer
Belper85438.1755% safer
Killamarsh48150.6317% safer
Chapel-en-le-Frith55757.832.6% safer
Ashbourne52258.571.3% safer
New Mills57659.31-
Clowne53263.396% more dangerous
Eckington77865.099% more dangerous
Sandiacre62567.4812% more dangerous
Brimington66474.5120% more dangerous
Matlock Town76275.9722% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in New Mills

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Recent Crimes in New Mills

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Derby RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The BungalowsUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Batemill RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near St Albans StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near St Georges RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Watford RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Derby RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cale RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Torrvale RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Round WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Torrvale RoadLocal resolution
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Sett CloseFormal action is not in the public interest
April 2022Other theftOn or near High Hill RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Goyt ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near New StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Ollersett DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022DrugsOn or near Sycamore CloseOffender given a caution
April 2022Public orderOn or near Sycamore CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

New Mills Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour21172621 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.410.510.100.31 Safer
Burglary3.23.22.86 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson7757 Getting worse
Drugs1.10.510.820.82 Getting worse
Other Crime0.820.620.621.6 Getting worse
Other Theft3.13.01.12.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.510.210.410.62 Getting worse
Public Order0.822.44.79 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.310.620.210.41 Safer
Shoplifting0.823.82.12.0 Safer
Vehicle Crime4.02.34.23.6 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12162026 Getting worse

Changes In New Mills's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in New Mills's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in New Mills that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Bakehurst Recreation Ground2----23.2

Comparing New Mills to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
New Mills59.31-
Barnet67.0812% more dangerous
Croydon82.4828% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0534% more dangerous
Bristol90.5234% more dangerous
Coventry102.2442% more dangerous
Leicester111.5947% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0652% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6454% more dangerous
Bradford132.2855% more dangerous
Leeds150.9461% more dangerous

Crime in New Mills During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in New Mills change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when New Mills saw a 920% increase in anti-social behaviour. New Mills saw a large fall in burglary during June, when it fell by 83% compared to June in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-61%+193%+78%+920%+45%+44%+13%+82%+150%+333%
Burglary---80%-83%-25%-----71%
Criminal Damage and Arson-33%+50%-50%-50%+50%-50%-29%-25%--54%
Drugs----------
Other Crime--------+100%-
Other Theft+50%--33%-75%----67%-33%-
Possession of Weapons---+200%------
Public Order-+100%-+500%+100%+200%+700%-50%-67%-
Robbery----------
Shoplifting+200%--75%----+400%-+100%
Vehicle Crime--67%--+133%--+150%+200%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-8%-+129%-46%+15%+127%+75%-8%+8%+55%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in New Mills

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

How dangerous is New Mills?
New Mills is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire.

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

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

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