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Crime and Safety in Denmead

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Denmead is the third safest small town in Hampshire, and is the 121st safest overall out of Hampshire's 269 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Denmead in 2021 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 73% lower than the Hampshire rate of 80 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Denmead is the 286th safest small town, and the 3,750th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, Denmead was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Hampshire for vehicle crime, with 10 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.3 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2020 was also a bad month for Denmead residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Denmead recorded 5 reports of other crime during December 2018, making its crime rate of 0.66 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for other crime in Hampshire that month.

The most common crimes in Denmead are violence and sexual offences, with 175 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 9% higher than 2020's figure of 159 offences and a difference of 2.11 from 2020's crime rate of 21. Denmead's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 500% from 2020's figure of 6 crimes.

Denmead 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, Hampshire

57% lower, regional crime rate

South East

59% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Denmead is 57% lower than the South East and 59% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Denmead Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Denmead 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 Denmead

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202146349
202043326
201944334
201849374
201734261
201630229

Crime in Denmead Compared To Hampshire

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Summary of Crimes in Denmead This Year

 DenmeadHampshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour699.0827,80815.03 66% safer
Burglary60.797,4744.04 411% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson395.1314,0467.59 48% safer
Drugs121.584,6742.53 60% safer
Other Crime60.792,3201.25 58% safer
Other Theft172.249,2114.98 122% safer
Possession of Weapons10.131,6540.89 585% safer
Public Order526.8418,96410.25 50% safer
Shoplifting10.138,0724.36 3254% safer
Theft From the Person10.138730.47 262% safer
Vehicle Crime395.139,1784.96 3.3% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences17523.0467,12736.29 58% safer

Denmead Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Church Crookham33029.9154% safer
Yateley72535.8928% safer
Denmead34945.94-
Horndean62246.711.6% more dangerous
Chandler's Ford1,14747.022.3% more dangerous
Fleet1,09447.132.5% more dangerous
Fair Oak and Horton Heath52448.605% more dangerous
Bishopstoke51349.417% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Denmead

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Recent Crimes in Denmead

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Anmore LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Dibber RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Field WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Dibber RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Old Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Barn Green CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Yew Tree GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Other theftOn or near WoodrowInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Green LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hambledon RoadLocal resolution
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ashling GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tiller RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022BurglaryOn or near B2150Investigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Public orderOn or near Martin AvenueLocal resolution
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Furzeley RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Closewood RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Other theftOn or near Maple DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bunns LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near GlasspoolUnable to prosecute suspect

Denmead Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour915189 Safer
Burglary4.753.80.79 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson764.15 Safer
Drugs0.260.260.531.6 Getting worse
Other Crime1.01.40.390.79 Safer
Other Theft4.12.62.82.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons--0.790.13No change
Public Order4.04.357 Getting worse
Shoplifting0.660.920.390.13 Safer
Vehicle Crime683.65 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20142123 Getting worse

Changes In Denmead's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Denmead to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9315% safer
Denmead45.94-
Birmingham49.607% more dangerous
Barnet67.0832% more dangerous
Croydon82.4844% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0349% more dangerous
Bristol90.5249% more dangerous
Leicester111.5959% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0663% more dangerous
Bradford132.2865% more dangerous
Leeds150.9470% more dangerous

Crime in Denmead During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Denmead change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Denmead saw a 650% increase in violence and sexual offences. Denmead saw a large fall in burglary during August, when it fell by 86% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+100%+129%+50%+43%+69%-69%-73%-67%-64%
Burglary-+50%+400%---86%----71%
Criminal Damage and Arson-25%-25%-33%-40%----57%-+600%
Drugs----------
Other Crime---50%-------
Other Theft--+500%+150%---50%-80%-+50%
Public Order+100%-25%+500%-60%+300%-+20%+67%+100%-20%
Shoplifting+100%---------
Vehicle Crime+33%+400%--83%-67%--60%--86%-71%
Violence and Sexual Offences+36%-+38%+650%+82%+82%+43%+83%+8%-38%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Denmead

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

How dangerous is Denmead?
Denmead is the third safest small town in Hampshire.

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

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

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