Bishop's Cleeve Crime Overview
Bishop's Cleeve is the second safest small town in Gloucestershire, and the the 108th safest overall out of Gloucestershire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bishop's Cleeve in 2020 was 23 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 92% lower than Gloucestershire's rate of 44 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Bishop's Cleeve ranks as the the 47th safest small town, and the the 3,545th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In August 2020, Bishop's Cleeve was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.15 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2020 was also a bad month for Bishop's Cleeve residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.07 per 1,000 residents. Bishop's Cleeve recorded 5 reports of public order during May 2019, making its crime rate of 0.36 the worst small town for public order in Gloucestershire that month.
The most common crimes in Bishop's Cleeve are violence and sexual offences, with 126 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 9. This is 37% lower than 2019's figure of 173 offences and a difference of 3.42 from 2019's crime rate of 13. Bishop's Cleeve's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.
Bishop's Cleeve Crime Map
Summary of Crimes in Bishop's Cleeve This Year
|Anti-Social Behaviour||398||28.99||25,803||37.36||29% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||41||2.99||3,745||5.42||81% safer|
|Other Crime||5||0.36||552||0.80||122% safer|
|Other Theft||36||2.62||2,528||3.66||40% safer|
|Public Order||27||1.97||2,654||3.84||95% safer|
|Robbery||6||0.44||281||0.41||7% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.07||144||0.21||200% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||26||1.89||2,201||3.19||69% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||126||9.18||12,085||17.50||91% safer|
Bishop's Cleeve Compared to Nearby Small Towns
Bishop's Cleeve Crime Trends
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||24||25||23||29||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||4.4||3.7||4.0||3.0||Safer|
|Public Order||0.80||0.80||2.0||2.0||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person||-||0.22||0.22||0.07||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||7||9||13||9||Safer|
Comparing Bishop's Cleeve to the UK's Major Cities
|Small Towns||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Coventry||71.50||68% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||73.99||69% more dangerous|
|Kirklees||74.23||69% more dangerous|
|Croydon||77.18||70% more dangerous|
|Bradford||79.19||71% more dangerous|
|London||80.70||72% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||89.02||74% more dangerous|
|Bristol||91.57||75% more dangerous|
|Leeds||91.90||75% more dangerous|
|Leicester||102.51||78% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||105.94||78% more dangerous|
Crime in Bishop's Cleeve During Coronavirus Lockdowns
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Bishop's Cleeve change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Bishop's Cleeve saw a 600% increase in criminal damage and arson. Bishop's Cleeve saw a large fall in burglary during November, when it fell by 83% compared to November in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+600%||-50%||-33%||+20%||-||-50%||-57%||+100%||-33%|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-15%||+50%||-55%||-50%||-38%||+36%||-50%||-31%||-27%|
Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bishop's Cleeve
What police force serves Bishop's Cleeve?Bishop's Cleeve's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Bishop's Cleeve?Bishop's Cleeve is the second safest small town in Gloucestershire.
What is Bishop's Cleeve's most common crime?The most common crimes in Bishop's Cleeve are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Bishop's Cleeve?Bishop's Cleeve's least common crime is theft from the person.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2021