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Crime and Safety in Brockworth

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Brockworth is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire, and is the 50th most dangerous overall out of Gloucestershire's 305 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Brockworth in 2021 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 6% higher than the Gloucestershire rate of 52 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Brockworth is the 408th safest small town, and the 2,656th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2021, Brockworth was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for other theft, with 9 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.0 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2021 was also a bad month for Brockworth residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.33 per 1,000 residents. Brockworth recorded 13 reports of vehicle crime during November 2018, making its crime rate of 1.4 the worst small town for vehicle crime in Gloucestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Brockworth are violence and sexual offences, with 258 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 29. This is 41% higher than 2020's figure of 151 offences and a difference of 11.92 from 2020's crime rate of 17. Brockworth's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 300% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Brockworth 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, Gloucestershire

6% lower, regional crime rate

South West

38% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Brockworth is 6% lower than the South West and 38% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Brockworth Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Brockworth 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 Brockworth

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202156499
202041368
201948427
201842378
201748429
201640357

Crime in Brockworth Compared To Gloucestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Brockworth This Year

 BrockworthGloucestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour28231.4123,89225.91 18% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft20.225800.63 186% safer
Burglary242.672,7522.98 12% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson475.245,4295.89 12% safer
Drugs252.781,4101.53 45% more dangerous
Other Crime222.451,1551.25 49% more dangerous
Other Theft424.683,7584.08 13% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons101.113200.35 68% more dangerous
Public Order475.244,9695.39 2.9% safer
Robbery10.113450.37 236% safer
Shoplifting91.002,8243.06 206% safer
Vehicle Crime121.342,3272.52 88% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25828.7422,24024.12 16% more dangerous

Brockworth Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Dursley37048.3715% safer
Stoke Gifford98648.6414% safer
Yate1,19752.875% safer
Lydney51354.661.7% safer
Stonehouse44455.290.52% safer
Brockworth49955.58-
Coleford50855.640.11% more dangerous
Cirencester1,18560.168% more dangerous
Cinderford55861.6510% more dangerous
Quedgeley1,35861.6910% more dangerous
Tewkesbury73064.1813% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Brockworth

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Recent Crimes in Brockworth

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Twyver PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Petrol StationFormal action is not in the public interest
April 2022Public orderOn or near Guan RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gambet RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Elm DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gambet RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Green AcreUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Guan RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ridgemount CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Elm DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ridgemount CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Green AcreUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Typhoon WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Cedar RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sayers CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Castle Hill DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Brockworth Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour33223431 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.30.780.450.22 Safer
Burglary3.43.42.42.7 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson563.15 Safer
Drugs1.62.01.42.8 Getting worse
Other Crime0.330.331.72.4 Getting worse
Other Theft4.14.13.74.7 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.780.330.221.1 Getting worse
Public Order1.83.84.55 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.220.330.450.11 Safer
Shoplifting4.064.11.0 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.83.32.11.3 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16171729 Getting worse

Changes In Brockworth's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Brockworth to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Brockworth55.58-
Barnet67.0817% more dangerous
Croydon82.4833% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0538% more dangerous
Bristol90.5239% more dangerous
Coventry102.2446% more dangerous
Leicester111.5950% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0655% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6457% more dangerous
Bradford132.2858% more dangerous
Leeds150.9463% more dangerous

Crime in Brockworth's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Brockworth & Coopers Edge59951First

Crime in Brockworth During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Brockworth change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Brockworth saw a 450% increase in public order. Brockworth saw a large fall in shoplifting during October, when it fell by 92% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+46%+186%+162%+18%-16%+69%+250%+67%+120%+5%
Bicycle Theft--+100%-------
Burglary+100%-40%+33%--50%---75%--67%
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%+20%-80%-50%-67%-50%-50%---80%
Drugs---+200%----+50%-
Other Crime-+200%--+200%-----
Other Theft+100%+300%+300%--60%+100%-63%-50%--
Public Order-67%---20%+450%-50%+300%-50%-40%-80%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting+150%-50%-50%-75%+400%-63%+133%-92%-50%-
Vehicle Crime-+100%--67%--+33%---67%
Violence and Sexual Offences-31%-15%+138%+20%-45%+33%-38%-31%+80%-40%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Brockworth

What police force serves Brockworth?
Brockworth's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Brockworth?
Brockworth is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire.

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

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

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