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Crime and Safety in Dodington

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Dodington is the third safest small town in Gloucestershire, and is the 126th safest overall out of Gloucestershire's 305 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Dodington in 2021 was 30 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 77% lower than the Gloucestershire rate of 52 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Dodington is the 107th safest small town, and the 4,455th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2019, Dodington was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for vehicle crime, with 21 crimes reported and a crime rate of 2.6 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2016 was also a bad month for Dodington residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.12 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Dodington are violence and sexual offences, with 127 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 16. This is 21% lower than 2020's figure of 154 offences and a difference of 3.33 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Dodington's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Dodington 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, Gloucestershire

98% lower, regional crime rate

South West

158% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Dodington is 98% lower than the South West and 158% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Dodington Crime Rate Over Time

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Dodington Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Dodington 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 Dodington

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202130240
202038306
201932261
201831255
201731252
201627218

Crime in Dodington Compared To Gloucestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Dodington This Year

 DodingtonGloucestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour9111.2223,89225.91 131% safer
Burglary101.232,7522.98 142% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson354.325,4295.89 36% safer
Other Crime80.991,1551.25 26% safer
Other Theft192.343,7584.08 74% safer
Public Order212.594,9695.39 108% safer
Robbery10.123450.37 208% safer
Shoplifting10.122,8243.06 2450% safer
Vehicle Crime182.222,3272.52 14% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12715.6722,24024.12 54% safer

Dodington Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bitton626.59349% safer
Charlton Kings29628.195% safer
Dodington24029.60-
Bradley Stoke65230.192.0% more dangerous
Cam26931.225% more dangerous
Downend and Bromley Heath42934.1313% more dangerous
Bishop's Cleeve47334.4514% more dangerous
Churchdown40735.5817% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Dodington

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Recent Crimes in Dodington

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Kestrel CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near BlaisdonUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near DovecoteAction to be taken by another organisation
April 2022Other crimeOn or near BlaisdonLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other crimeOn or near BlaisdonLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near DovecoteFormal action is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Kestrel CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near WoodchesterUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Kestrel CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Finch RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Kingfisher RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near BadgeworthUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near LittledeanUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Slimbridge CloseLocal resolution
March 2022Public orderOn or near Finch RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near BadgeworthUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Kestrel CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near KingscoteFurther investigation is not in the public interest
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Kestrel CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

Dodington Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour8101111 Getting worse
Burglary2.32.21.21.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson54.154.3 Safer
Other Crime0.740.491.10.99 Getting worse
Other Theft2.01.81.62.3 Getting worse
Public Order3.22.54.82.6 Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.250.370.250.12 Safer
Vehicle Crime4.263.72.2 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13151916 Getting worse

Changes In Dodington's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Dodington's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Dodington that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Kelston Close Playing Field--1-502.0

Comparing Dodington to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Dodington29.60-
Barnet67.0856% more dangerous
Croydon82.4864% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0567% more dangerous
Bristol90.5267% more dangerous
Coventry102.2471% more dangerous
Leicester111.5973% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0676% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6477% more dangerous
Bradford132.2878% more dangerous
Leeds150.9480% more dangerous

Crime in Dodington's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Marshfield, Wick & Hawkesbury43841First
Yate South25435Second

Crime in Dodington During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Dodington change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Dodington saw a 500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Dodington saw a large fall in vehicle crime during April, when it fell by 86% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+500%+38%-29%+17%-79%-33%+233%+33%-67%+25%
Burglary-50%-67%-----50%---
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%--60%+50%-20%+50%-57%-67%+150%+200%
Other Crime------+100%---
Other Theft+50%----+100%----
Public Order---50%+100%+33%+200%+33%-+200%-
Vehicle Crime--86%-50%-80%--67%----
Violence and Sexual Offences+91%-48%+14%+50%+70%+225%-27%+100%+333%+22%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Dodington

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

How dangerous is Dodington?
Dodington is the third safest small town in Gloucestershire.

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

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

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