Cullompton is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Devon, and is the 46th most dangerous overall out of Devon's 403 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Cullompton in 2021 was 45 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Devon's overall crime rate, coming in 17% lower than the Devon rate of 52 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Cullompton is the 255th safest small town, and the 3,977th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In May 2021, Cullompton was the worst small town in Devon for drugs, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.78 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2020 was also a bad month for Cullompton residents, when it was Devon's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.29 per 1,000 residents. Cullompton recorded 2 reports of theft from the person during August 2020, making its crime rate of 0.20 the worst small town for theft from the person in Devon that month.
The most common crimes in Cullompton are violence and sexual offences, with 256 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 18% higher than 2020's figure of 209 offences and a difference of 4.59 from 2020's crime rate of 20. Cullompton's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 4 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 75% from 2020's figure of 1 crime.
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Small Towns, Devon
32% lower, regional crime rate
72% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Cullompton is 32% lower than the South West and 72% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Cullompton 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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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||180||17.59||23,779||19.81||13% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||4||0.39||336||0.28||28% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||61||5.96||7,956||6.63||11% safer|
|Other Crime||12||1.17||1,709||1.42||21% safer|
|Other Theft||24||2.35||4,111||3.43||46% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||4||0.39||777||0.65||67% safer|
|Public Order||31||3.03||5,058||4.21||39% safer|
|Shoplifting||28||2.74||2,932||2.44||11% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||7||0.68||2,019||1.68||147% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||256||25.01||31,910||26.59||6% safer|
|Small Town||Total Crimes||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Crediton||357||45.05||1.1% more dangerous|
|Axminster||346||45.18||1.4% more dangerous|
|Dawlish||720||47.34||6% more dangerous|
|Totnes||396||48.24||8% more dangerous|
|Bideford||938||51.25||13% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Langlands Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near River Drive||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Weavers Walk||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Ploudal Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Culm Lea||Offender given a caution|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Bockland Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Bockland Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Lancaster Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Sports/Recreation Area||Local resolution|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Goblin Lane||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Hayman'S Close||Offender given a caution|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near St Andrew'S Estate||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Bockland Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near St Andrew'S Estate||Offender given a caution|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Drake Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Public order||On or near Station Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near High Street||Local resolution|
|February 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|February 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near St Andrew'S Estate||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Linden Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||15||12||18||18||Getting worse|
|Bicycle Theft||0.29||0.20||0.10||0.39||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||4.1||5||4.9||6||Getting worse|
|Other Crime||1.3||0.88||0.88||1.2||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.39||0.20||0.29||0.39||Getting worse|
|Public Order||3.0||2.4||2.0||3.0||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||19||22||20||25||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in Cullompton that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.
|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|Cullompton Community Association Fields||4||-||1||-||-||3||0.59|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Barnet||67.08||34% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||46% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||51% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||51% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||56% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||60% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||64% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||66% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||66% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||70% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Cullompton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Cullompton saw a 800% increase in criminal damage and arson. Cullompton saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during August, when it fell by 90% compared to August in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-14%||-67%||-20%||+50%||-||-90%||-67%||+300%||+800%||+33%|
|Theft From the Person||-||-||-||-||-||+100%||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+50%||-59%||-75%||+25%||-12%||-36%||-10%||-||-4%||+41%|