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Crime and Safety in Willingdon and Jevington

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Willingdon and Jevington is the safest small towns in East Sussex, and is the third safest overall out of East Sussex's 108 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Willingdon and Jevington in 2021 was 9 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to East Sussex's overall crime rate, coming in 621% lower than the East Sussex rate of 68 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Willingdon and Jevington is the 72nd safest small town, and the 899th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2016, Willingdon and Jevington was the worst small town in East Sussex for other crime, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2015 was also a bad month for Willingdon and Jevington residents, when it was East Sussex's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Willingdon and Jevington are violence and sexual offences, with 39 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 5. This is 13% lower than 2020's figure of 44 offences and a difference of 0.66 from 2020's crime rate of 6. Willingdon and Jevington's least common crime is drugs, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 300% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Willingdon and Jevington 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, East Sussex

662% lower, regional crime rate

South East

711% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Willingdon and Jevington is 662% lower than the South East and 711% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Willingdon and Jevington Crime Rate Over Time

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Willingdon and Jevington Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Willingdon and Jevington 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 Willingdon and Jevington

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021971
2020965
20191183
20181073
20171077
2016862

Crime in Willingdon and Jevington Compared To East Sussex

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Summary of Crimes in Willingdon and Jevington This Year

 Willingdon and JevingtonEast Sussex 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour567.4321,72425.62 245% safer
Burglary30.402,0122.37 492% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson81.066,4897.65 622% safer
Drugs10.132,1082.49 1815% safer
Other Theft121.595,0255.93 273% safer
Public Order50.666,9348.18 1139% safer
Vehicle Crime30.402,8323.34 735% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences395.1824,83129.28 465% safer

Willingdon and Jevington Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Willingdon and Jevington719.43-
Westham11615.1338% more dangerous
Crowborough67030.1669% more dangerous
Heathfield and Waldron42134.1172% more dangerous
Telscombe28736.4474% more dangerous
Seaford93537.9575% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Willingdon and Jevington

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Recent Crimes in Willingdon and Jevington

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Grosvenor CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Possession of weaponsOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park CroftFurther action is not in the public interest
January 2022Public orderOn or near Clement LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grosvenor CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near The MillraceOffender given a caution
December 2021BurglaryOn or near Wayfaring DownInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Other theftOn or near Paddock GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Windmill PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park CroftInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Paddock GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near The MillraceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Clement LaneOffender given a caution
October 2021Public orderOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Windmill PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Windmill PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Willingdon and Jevington Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour2.93.767 Getting worse
Burglary0.931.10.270.40 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.41.90.531.1 Safer
Drugs0.53-0.530.13 Safer
Other Theft0.930.660.401.6 Getting worse
Public Order0.800.660.400.66 Safer
Vehicle Crime0.530.400.130.40 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences3.3665 Getting worse

Changes In Willingdon and Jevington's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Willingdon and Jevington to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Willingdon and Jevington9.43-
Barnet67.0886% more dangerous
Croydon82.4889% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0590% more dangerous
Bristol90.5290% more dangerous
Coventry102.2491% more dangerous
Leicester111.5992% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0692% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6493% more dangerous
Bradford132.2893% more dangerous
Leeds150.9494% more dangerous

Crime in Willingdon and Jevington's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Willingdon20627First

Crime in Willingdon and Jevington During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Willingdon and Jevington change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Willingdon and Jevington saw a 450% increase in anti-social behaviour. Willingdon and Jevington saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during March, when it fell by 83% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%-50%+133%+300%-43%+450%-50%---
Burglary----50%------
Criminal Damage and Arson----------
Other Theft----------
Public Order----+100%-----
Vehicle Crime--50%--------
Violence and Sexual Offences-83%+33%+25%+100%+25%+150%-50%-+150%+75%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Willingdon and Jevington

What police force serves Willingdon and Jevington?
Willingdon and Jevington's local territorial police force is the Sussex Police.

How dangerous is Willingdon and Jevington?
Willingdon and Jevington is the safest small town in East Sussex.

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

What is the least common crime in Willingdon and Jevington?
Willingdon and Jevington's least common crime is drugs.

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