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Crime and Safety in Rogerstone

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Rogerstone is among the top 5 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 46th safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Rogerstone in 2021 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 58% lower than the Gwent rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Rogerstone is the 276th safest small town, and the 3,838th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2016, Rogerstone had the worst crime rate in Gwent for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Rogerstone are violence and sexual offences, with 256 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 5% higher than 2020's figure of 242 offences and a difference of 1.23 from 2020's crime rate of 21. Rogerstone's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Rogerstone 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, Gwent

65% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

68% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Rogerstone is 65% lower than Wales and 68% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Rogerstone Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Rogerstone 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 Rogerstone

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202146515
202050560
201951578
201849554
201744501
201638426

Crime in Rogerstone Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in Rogerstone This Year

 RogerstoneGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour21118.6617,56229.55 58% safer
Burglary211.861,8993.19 72% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson211.869681.63 12% more dangerous
Drugs252.211,4822.49 13% safer
Other Crime151.331,3882.34 76% safer
Other Theft453.983,3445.63 41% safer
Possession of Weapons10.092600.44 389% safer
Public Order847.438,06613.57 83% safer
Robbery40.352610.44 26% safer
Shoplifting252.212,1663.64 65% safer
Theft From the Person10.091740.29 222% safer
Vehicle Crime171.502,2013.70 147% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25622.6320,32834.20 51% safer

Rogerstone Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Allt-yr-yn283.041398% safer
Pillgwenlly465.20776% safer
Gaer485.30759% safer
Rogerstone51545.53-
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn58346.141.3% more dangerous
Panteg36647.975% more dangerous
Caerleon39550.7610% more dangerous
Fairwater59751.2311% more dangerous
Chepstow64451.8012% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Rogerstone

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Recent Crimes in Rogerstone

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near A467Investigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Tregwilym CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Bethesda PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Keene AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Squires GateUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Thornhill WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Tydu ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near High Cross LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Reservoir CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022DrugsOn or near Tregwilym RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near Church CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Roberts CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022BurglaryOn or near Tregwilym CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Public orderOn or near Golden Mile ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Michaelmas CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Rogerstone Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour10102619 Getting worse
Burglary3.23.74.01.9 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1.22.01.31.9 Safer
Drugs2.31.23.12.2 Getting worse
Other Crime0.880.802.21.3 Getting worse
Other Theft75.04.34.0 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.090.090.090.09No change
Public Order6767 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.18-0.090.35 Getting worse
Shoplifting2.02.62.62.2 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.270.09-0.09 Safer
Vehicle Crime564.21.5 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19222123 Getting worse

Changes In Rogerstone's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Rogerstone to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Rogerstone45.53-
Barnet67.0832% more dangerous
Croydon82.4845% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0549% more dangerous
Bristol90.5250% more dangerous
Coventry102.2455% more dangerous
Leicester111.5959% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0663% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6465% more dangerous
Bradford132.2866% more dangerous
Leeds150.9470% more dangerous

Crime in Rogerstone's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Rogerstone34437First

Crime in Rogerstone During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Rogerstone change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Rogerstone saw a 550% increase in anti-social behaviour. Rogerstone saw a large fall in public order during October, when it fell by 85% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+550%+486%+367%+100%+11%+13%+175%+150%+200%
Bicycle Theft--+100%-------
Burglary+67%-+500%----75%-40%+400%-67%
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%--60%-25%--80%-83%---50%
Drugs--+100%-------
Other Crime-+200%--+100%+100%--+300%-
Other Theft+25%-71%+67%-43%+67%-67%+100%-25%-60%-25%
Public Order-40%+13%+133%-20%+14%-20%-70%-85%+180%-44%
Shoplifting+33%-75%--80%+33%+200%-67%+200%--
Vehicle Crime+200%-50%-50%-57%+250%-63%+67%-60%-83%+14%
Violence and Sexual Offences+93%-11%-+5%-10%-22%+9%+38%+19%-47%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Rogerstone

What police force serves Rogerstone?
Rogerstone's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.

How dangerous is Rogerstone?
Rogerstone is among the top 5 safest small town in Gwent.

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

What is the least common crime in Rogerstone?
Rogerstone's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

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