Church Crookham Crime Overview

Church Crookham is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hampshire, and is the 126th safest overall out of Hampshire's 274 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Church Crookham in 2020 was 40 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 76% lower than the Hampshire rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Church Crookham is the 246th safest small town, and the 4,418th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2020, Church Crookham was the worst small town in Hampshire for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2017 was also a bad month for Church Crookham residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.27 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Church Crookham are violence and sexual offences, with 229 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 21. This is 35% higher than 2019's figure of 149 offences and a difference of 7.25 from 2019's crime rate of 14. Church Crookham's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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Crime in Church Crookham Compared To Hampshire

Summary of Crimes in Church Crookham This Year

 Church CrookhamHampshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15614.1433,04017.8626% safer
Bicycle Theft20.182,4151.31628% safer
Burglary141.278,2094.44250% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson343.0813,5517.33138% safer
Drugs60.544,8442.62385% safer
Other Crime70.632,3661.28103% safer
Other Theft524.718,1904.436% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons30.271,7250.93244% safer
Public Order575.1715,5268.3962% safer
Robbery70.631,1700.630% safer
Shoplifting80.737,9204.28486% safer
Theft From the Person10.097910.43378% safer
Vehicle Crime201.817,4604.03123% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22920.7655,48129.9944% safer

Church Crookham Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Chineham19926.0953% safer
West End38132.4023% safer
Yateley72735.9911% safer
Chandler's Ford90637.147% safer
Horndean51838.902.5% safer
Church Crookham44039.88-
Denmead32642.917% more dangerous
Bramshott and Liphook41344.2110% more dangerous
Tadley49744.2210% more dangerous
Hedge End1,02845.9913% more dangerous
Fleet1,08346.6615% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Church Crookham

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Church Crookham Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour117514Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.360.360.360.18Safer
Burglary1.72.12.31.3Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.44.33.03.1Safer
Drugs0.910.270.820.54Safer
Other Crime0.821.00.270.63Safer
Other Theft2.71.83.44.7Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.540.540.090.27Safer
Public Order3.44.22.55Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.090.090.090.63Getting worse
Shoplifting2.41.11.30.73Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.09--0.09No change
Vehicle Crime1.11.51.21.8Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences12171421Getting worse

Changes In Church Crookham's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Church Crookham to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Church Crookham39.88-
Barnet67.7141% more dangerous
Coventry77.4148% more dangerous
Croydon83.2252% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8154% more dangerous
Bristol86.2154% more dangerous
Leicester97.4459% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8761% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2863% more dangerous
Bradford133.0270% more dangerous
Leeds137.1071% more dangerous

Crime in Church Crookham's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Crookham East39647First

Crime in Church Crookham During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Church Crookham change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Church Crookham saw a 640% increase in anti-social behaviour. Church Crookham saw a large fall in other theft during November, when it fell by 83% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+500%+150%+40%+150%+200%+640%+100%+113%-22%+125%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary---50%-+100%---80%--50%
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%-40%-50%-+50%-17%+200%-20%-+100%
Drugs----33%------
Other Crime-------+200%--
Other Theft+200%+125%-67%+33%--40%+50%-67%-83%-75%
Public Order+150%-+300%+100%+300%+250%--67%--67%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting----------
Vehicle Crime+50%----33%-----
Violence and Sexual Offences+50%+250%+190%+33%+85%+136%-15%+31%-17%-29%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Church Crookham

What police force serves Church Crookham?
Church Crookham's local territorial police force is the Hampshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Church Crookham?
Church Crookham is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hampshire.
What is Church Crookham's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Church Crookham are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Church Crookham?
Church Crookham's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021