Sandiacre Crime Overview

Sandiacre is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 64th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Sandiacre in 2020 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 30% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Sandiacre is the 369th most dangerous small town, and the 2,402nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Sandiacre was the worst small town in Derbyshire for vehicle crime, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.86 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2019 was also a bad month for Sandiacre residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for bicycle theft, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.22 per 1,000 residents. Sandiacre recorded 13 reports of burglary during July 2017, making its crime rate of 1.4 the worst small town for burglary in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Sandiacre are violence and sexual offences, with 237 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 26. This is 16% higher than 2019's figure of 199 offences and a difference of 4.10 from 2019's crime rate of 21. Sandiacre's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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See how Sandiacre shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Sandiacre and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Sandiacre Compared To Derbyshire

Summary of Crimes in Sandiacre This Year

 SandiacreDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour24426.3438,43136.2638% safer
Bicycle Theft70.769270.8714% safer
Burglary363.894,2554.013.1% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson525.618,8048.3148% safer
Drugs202.162,5402.4011% safer
Other Crime181.942,0011.892.6% more dangerous
Other Theft303.245,3165.0255% safer
Possession of Weapons70.768260.782.6% safer
Public Order535.728,3427.8738% safer
Robbery40.436220.5937% safer
Shoplifting212.273,8563.6460% safer
Theft From the Person20.224760.45105% safer
Vehicle Crime353.784,3024.067% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences23725.5935,41633.4131% safer

Sandiacre Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Dronfield68332.3674% safer
New Mills41242.4233% safer
Belper97843.7229% safer
Killamarsh47950.4212% safer
Chapel-en-le-Frith49451.2910% safer
Sandiacre52256.36-
Eckington70058.563.8% more dangerous
Clowne49659.104.6% more dangerous
Ashbourne57364.2912% more dangerous
South Normanton65464.4413% more dangerous
Matlock Town69569.2919% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Sandiacre

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Sandiacre Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour41402626Safer
Bicycle Theft1.81.10.760.76Safer
Burglary764.53.9Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson10786Safer
Drugs2.21.70.862.2Getting worse
Other Crime0.540.651.31.9Getting worse
Other Theft64.33.43.2Safer
Possession of Weapons0.320.32-0.76Getting worse
Public Order1.92.23.96Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.430.220.650.43Safer
Shoplifting2.61.71.72.3Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.220.430.22Safer
Vehicle Crime114.463.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13152126Getting worse

Changes In Sandiacre's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Sandiacre to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Sandiacre56.36-
Barnet67.7117% more dangerous
Coventry77.4127% more dangerous
Croydon83.2232% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8134% more dangerous
Bristol86.2135% more dangerous
Leicester97.4442% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8745% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2847% more dangerous
Bradford133.0258% more dangerous
Leeds137.1059% more dangerous

Crime in Sandiacre's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Sandiacre & Stanton54860First

Crime in Sandiacre During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Sandiacre change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Sandiacre saw a 700% increase in criminal damage and arson. Sandiacre saw a large fall in vehicle crime during July, when it fell by 89% compared to July in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-35%+7%+138%-8%+100%+24%-67%+64%+85%+55%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-67%-40%-40%--63%+33%-50%+300%-75%+400%
Criminal Damage and Arson-62%-70%+700%-80%-67%-33%+150%+40%-50%-13%
Drugs--+300%-----50%-+50%
Other Crime-+200%+100%+200%---50%+100%--
Other Theft+25%+100%--33%+67%--67%-50%--
Public Order--33%+250%+33%+700%+75%-33%--50%-50%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting---+400%+150%--+100%--
Vehicle Crime-60%-50%-+17%-89%+60%+150%--83%-67%
Violence and Sexual Offences+244%+25%+114%-29%+10%+25%-6%--40%-18%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Sandiacre

What police force serves Sandiacre?
Sandiacre's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Sandiacre?
Sandiacre is among the top 10 safest small towns in Derbyshire.
What is Sandiacre's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Sandiacre are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Sandiacre?
Sandiacre's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021