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Crime and Safety in Myland

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Myland is the third most dangerous small town in Essex, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Essex's 315 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Myland in 2021 was 112 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Essex's overall crime rate, coming in 28% higher than the Essex rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Myland is the 46th most dangerous small town, and the 395th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2021, Myland was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Essex for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2021 was also a bad month for Myland residents, when it was Essex's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for drugs, recording 10 crimes at a rate of 0.66 per 1,000 residents. Myland recorded 5 reports of other crime during May 2021, making its crime rate of 0.33 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for other crime in Essex that month.

The most common crimes in Myland are violence and sexual offences, with 896 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 60. This is 20% lower than 2020's figure of 1,072 offences and a difference of 11.70 from 2020's crime rate of 71. Myland's least common crime is robbery, with 6 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 50% from 2020's figure of 9 crimes.

Myland 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Essex

37% higher, regional crime rate

East of England

35% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Myland is 37% higher than the East of England and 35% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Myland Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Myland represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Myland

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211121,690
20201221,837
20191131,694
2018831,254
2017761,140
201664958

Crime in Myland Compared To Essex

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Summary of Crimes in Myland This Year

 MylandEssex 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour34823.1338,40220.80 10% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft342.261,6500.89 61% more dangerous
Burglary352.335,8403.16 36% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson17011.3013,5347.33 35% more dangerous
Drugs634.195,3622.90 31% more dangerous
Other Crime241.593,1801.72 8% safer
Other Theft1016.7110,2495.55 17% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons140.931,1820.64 31% more dangerous
Public Order25717.0816,4258.89 48% more dangerous
Robbery60.401,2500.68 70% safer
Shoplifting332.197,0953.84 75% safer
Theft From the Person60.401,0380.56 40% safer
Vehicle Crime513.3910,1545.50 62% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences89659.5472,86439.46 34% more dangerous

Myland Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Maldon1,26086.0131% safer
Epping1,07486.7529% safer
Halstead1,06687.6628% safer
Waltham Abbey2,308102.719% safer
Harwich2,083109.962.1% safer
Myland1,690112.31-
Rochford1,087113.040.65% more dangerous
Tilbury1,764124.9210% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Myland

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Recent Crimes in Myland

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Romulus CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Julian AvenueAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bedford RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Valens CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Bruff CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Gresley CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Three Crowns RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Marcus CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bardsley CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Potter MewsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Stanford RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Romulus CloseFurther action is not in the public interest
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Knevett CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near De Grey RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Potter MewsUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Beaumont CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

Myland Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour20223023 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.93.41.92.3 Safer
Burglary3.93.11.72.3 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7111311 Getting worse
Drugs1.62.33.84.2 Getting worse
Other Crime1.52.41.51.6 Safer
Other Theft81067 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.801.30.730.93 Getting worse
Public Order8131517 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.470.270.600.40 Safer
Shoplifting4.83.43.32.2 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.931.10.600.40 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.54.92.83.4 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences41577160 Getting worse

Changes In Myland's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Myland to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.93181% safer
Birmingham49.60126% safer
Barnet67.0867% safer
Croydon82.4836% safer
Sheffield90.0325% safer
Bristol90.5224% safer
Leicester111.590.65% safer
Myland112.31-
Liverpool123.069% more dangerous
Bradford132.2815% more dangerous
Leeds150.9426% more dangerous

Crime in Myland During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Myland change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Myland saw a 400% increase in drugs. Myland saw a large fall in bicycle theft during September, when it fell by 90% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-21%+24%+81%+70%+41%+3%+86%+145%+222%+45%
Bicycle Theft-25%--50%-75%-60%-40%-90%-+40%-
Burglary-67%-75%-+33%-40%+100%-50%-75%--
Criminal Damage and Arson+75%+10%-54%+33%+19%+117%+33%+91%-+38%
Drugs-+100%--+75%+25%+400%+50%+67%+67%
Other Crime--67%-33%-17%-50%-80%+100%-67%--
Other Theft-47%-50%-45%+22%-25%--32%-13%-85%-46%
Possession of Weapons-50%----67%-+100%-+100%-
Public Order-20%-38%-20%+115%+80%+107%+85%+133%+6%+11%
Robbery------+200%---
Shoplifting--75%-80%-83%-+350%-33%+67%+200%+133%
Theft From the Person--67%---75%+100%---75%-
Vehicle Crime-40%--50%-83%-50%-43%-57%-33%-67%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+39%+4%+22%+120%+18%+65%+47%+7%--35%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Myland

What police force serves Myland?
Myland's local territorial police force is the Essex Police.

How dangerous is Myland?
Myland is the third most dangerous small town in Essex.

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

What is the least common crime in Myland?
Myland's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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