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Crime and Safety in Chandler's Ford

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Chandler's Ford is among the top 5 safest small towns in Hampshire, and is the 123rd safest overall out of Hampshire's 269 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Chandler's Ford in 2021 was 47 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 69% lower than the Hampshire rate of 80 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Chandler's Ford is the 302nd safest small town, and the 3,621st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2021, Chandler's Ford was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Hampshire for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.12 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Chandler's Ford residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for burglary, recording 16 crimes at a rate of 0.66 per 1,000 residents. Chandler's Ford recorded 4 reports of other crime during September 2021, making its crime rate of 0.16 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for other crime in Hampshire that month.

The most common crimes in Chandler's Ford are violence and sexual offences, with 556 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 33% higher than 2020's figure of 375 offences and a difference of 7.42 from 2020's crime rate of 15. Chandler's Ford's least common crime is robbery, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 33% from 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Chandler's Ford 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, Hampshire

53% lower, regional crime rate

South East

55% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Chandler's Ford is 53% lower than the South East and 55% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Chandler's Ford Crime Rate Over Time

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Chandler's Ford Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Chandler's Ford represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Chandler's Ford

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021471,147
202037906
2019421,017
2018441,075
2017421,017
201634824

Crime in Chandler's Ford Compared To Hampshire

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Summary of Crimes in Chandler's Ford This Year

 Chandler's FordHampshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour31412.8727,80815.03 17% safer
Bicycle Theft210.862,4531.33 55% safer
Burglary1084.437,4744.04 9% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson933.8114,0467.59 99% safer
Drugs230.944,6742.53 169% safer
Other Crime130.532,3201.25 136% safer
Other Theft552.259,2114.98 121% safer
Possession of Weapons100.411,6540.89 117% safer
Public Order1455.9418,96410.25 73% safer
Robbery30.121,1030.60 400% safer
Shoplifting361.488,0724.36 195% safer
Theft From the Person60.258730.47 88% safer
Vehicle Crime783.209,1784.96 55% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences55622.7967,12736.29 59% safer

Chandler's Ford Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Church Crookham33029.9157% safer
Yateley72535.8931% safer
Denmead34945.942.4% safer
Horndean62246.710.66% safer
Chandler's Ford1,14747.02-
Fleet1,09447.130.23% more dangerous
Fair Oak and Horton Heath52448.603.3% more dangerous
Bishopstoke51349.414.8% more dangerous
Hook40150.016% more dangerous
Tadley59653.0311% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Chandler's Ford

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Recent Crimes in Chandler's Ford

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Meon CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Wiltshire RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Osborne DriveLocal resolution
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Station LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Malibres RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Shaftesbury AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Chandlers GateInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near The MaplesInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Cox RowInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ashley GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shannon WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Meon CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Keble CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Ashen CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Meon CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Warren CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Charnwood CloseLocal resolution

Chandler's Ford Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour661113 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.90.740.860.86 Safer
Burglary53.33.44.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.63.74.13.8 Safer
Drugs0.900.780.740.94 Getting worse
Other Crime0.530.980.700.53 Safer
Other Theft4.63.42.62.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.410.250.410.41 Getting worse
Public Order3.63.94.46 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.700.530.080.12 Safer
Shoplifting3.21.81.51.5 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.290.570.450.25 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.83.22.63.2 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14191523 Getting worse

Changes In Chandler's Ford's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Chandler's Ford to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9318% safer
Chandler's Ford47.02-
Birmingham49.605% more dangerous
Barnet67.0830% more dangerous
Croydon82.4843% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0348% more dangerous
Bristol90.5248% more dangerous
Leicester111.5958% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0662% more dangerous
Bradford132.2864% more dangerous
Leeds150.9469% more dangerous

Crime in Chandler's Ford's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Chandler's Ford West35746First
Hiltingbury28832Second

Crime in Chandler's Ford During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Chandler's Ford change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Chandler's Ford saw a 450% increase in burglary. Chandler's Ford saw a large fall in other crime during May, when it fell by 75% compared to May in 2019. Vehicle Crime saw a fall in every month of Chandler's Ford's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+400%+57%+142%+107%+38%+150%+65%-28%+243%+113%
Bicycle Theft---+25%+200%-50%--50%--50%
Burglary-36%+67%-67%-33%+450%-36%-38%-25%+29%+333%
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%+75%-25%+17%-44%+160%-40%+38%-20%-38%
Drugs---33%--29%--+100%-50%-
Other Crime--67%-75%-50%--+200%-67%--67%
Other Theft+25%-63%-43%-71%-25%-50%+20%-33%+300%-75%
Possession of Weapons---+100%------
Public Order+33%--9%-30%+38%+83%-8%-8%-38%+20%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting--40%+200%-57%-+200%-67%-33%-71%-
Theft From the Person-+200%-------50%-
Vehicle Crime-25%-60%-14%-57%-40%-43%--40%-67%-8%
Violence and Sexual Offences+6%-41%-24%-72%-40%+22%+42%+16%-40%-31%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Chandler's Ford

What police force serves Chandler's Ford?
Chandler's Ford's local territorial police force is the Hampshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Chandler's Ford?
Chandler's Ford is among the top 5 safest small towns in Hampshire.

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

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

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