Tiptree Crime Overview

Tiptree is among the top 20 safest small towns in Essex, and is the 103rd most dangerous overall out of Essex's 319 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Tiptree in 2020 was 57 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Essex's overall crime rate, coming in 38% lower than the Essex rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Tiptree is the 366th most dangerous small town, and the 2,381st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2019, Tiptree was the worst small town in Essex for shoplifting, with 16 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.7 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2016 was also a bad month for Tiptree residents, when it was Essex's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.33 per 1,000 residents. Tiptree recorded 1 report of possession of weapons during November 2016, making its crime rate of 0.11 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Essex that month.

The most common crimes in Tiptree are violence and sexual offences, with 226 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 8% lower than 2019's figure of 245 offences and a difference of 2.07 from 2019's crime rate of 27. Tiptree's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Tiptree Compared To Essex

Summary of Crimes in Tiptree This Year

 TiptreeEssex 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour19421.0449,41426.7627% safer
Burglary232.497,1213.8655% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson737.9214,0377.604.0% more dangerous
Drugs151.636,4523.49114% safer
Other Crime141.523,2051.7414% safer
Other Theft353.809,4275.1034% safer
Possession of Weapons60.651,1960.650% safer
Public Order566.0715,0938.1735% safer
Robbery10.111,2270.66500% safer
Shoplifting262.827,1183.8537% safer
Theft From the Person30.339920.5464% safer
Vehicle Crime434.6610,5505.7123% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22624.5165,39435.4144% safer

Tiptree Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hockley35435.5659% safer
Stanway40938.0948% safer
South Woodham Ferrers75247.0620% safer
Saffron Walden82847.6619% safer
Brightlingsea41347.7418% safer
Tiptree52156.51-
Frinton and Walton1,11657.161.1% more dangerous
Great Dunmow60558.553.5% more dangerous
Heybridge50458.964.2% more dangerous
Buckhurst Hill75464.0012% more dangerous
Burnham-on-Crouch53266.8515% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Tiptree

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Tiptree Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour16221321Getting worse
Burglary4.14.662.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson610118Safer
Drugs0.760.431.41.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.41.51.41.5Getting worse
Other Theft4.34.34.23.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.330.110.330.65Getting worse
Public Order4.0666Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.220.330.330.11Safer
Shoplifting1.83.062.8Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.540.110.110.33Getting worse
Vehicle Crime3.04.23.84.7Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences19222725Getting worse

Changes In Tiptree's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Tiptree to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Tiptree56.51-
Barnet67.7117% more dangerous
Coventry77.4127% more dangerous
Croydon83.2232% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8134% more dangerous
Bristol86.2134% more dangerous
Leicester97.4442% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8745% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2847% more dangerous
Bradford133.0258% more dangerous
Leeds137.1059% more dangerous

Crime in Tiptree's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Tiptree48764First

Crime in Tiptree During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Tiptree change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Tiptree saw a 500% increase in public order. Tiptree saw a large fall in shoplifting during December, when it fell by 92% compared to December in 2019. Criminal Damage and Arson saw a fall in every month of Tiptree's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+29%+133%+120%-20%+33%+114%-+127%+325%+171%
Burglary-67%-50%--71%-50%-50%-67%-75%--
Criminal Damage and Arson-63%--60%-40%-30%-63%-14%-40%-50%-38%
Drugs----50%-----75%-
Other Crime---67%-+100%-----
Other Theft--50%+200%-+50%-33%-67%--50%-50%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+500%+67%+400%+80%-88%-33%-71%+150%-+33%
Shoplifting+100%--+50%-+100%--86%-81%-92%
Vehicle Crime+300%+100%-33%+500%-+100%-33%--67%-44%
Violence and Sexual Offences+29%+50%-58%-44%-21%+150%-29%+31%-33%-37%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Tiptree

What police force serves Tiptree?
Tiptree's local territorial police force is the Essex Police.
How dangerous is Tiptree?
Tiptree is among the top 20 safest small towns in Essex.
What is Tiptree's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Tiptree are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Tiptree?
Tiptree's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021