Coppull Crime Overview

Coppull is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Lancashire, and is the 56th most dangerous overall out of Lancashire's 241 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Coppull in 2020 was 52 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lancashire's overall crime rate, coming in 39% lower than the Lancashire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Coppull is the 410th most dangerous small town, and the 2,813rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2019, Coppull was the worst small town in Lancashire for criminal damage and arson, with 12 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.4 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2019 was also a bad month for Coppull residents, when it was Lancashire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.12 per 1,000 residents. Coppull recorded 2 reports of bicycle theft during May 2016, making its crime rate of 0.24 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Lancashire that month.

The most common crimes in Coppull are violence and sexual offences, with 229 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 27. This is 10% higher than 2019's figure of 206 offences and a difference of 2.75 from 2019's crime rate of 25. Coppull's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Coppull Compared To Lancashire

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Summary of Crimes in Coppull This Year

 CoppullLancashire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour52963.2088,46658.637% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft10.128670.57375% safer
Burglary222.637,4914.9689% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson738.7213,6289.033.6% safer
Drugs80.962,4861.6572% safer
Other Crime70.842,5911.72105% safer
Other Theft212.519,7706.48158% safer
Possession of Weapons10.129890.66450% safer
Public Order495.858,0945.368% more dangerous
Shoplifting91.085,4113.59232% safer
Vehicle Crime151.796,2574.15132% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22927.3650,36333.3822% safer

Coppull Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Longridge32839.9330% safer
Up Holland30440.2229% safer
Barnoldswick46443.5119% safer
Padiham45845.1815% safer
Kirkham38448.926% safer
Coppull43551.97-
Heysham86952.911.8% more dangerous
Whitworth42954.414.5% more dangerous
Cleveleys59555.406% more dangerous
Haslingden99462.3417% more dangerous
Rawtenstall1,57664.2819% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Coppull

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Recent Crimes in Coppull

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
November 2021BurglaryOn or near Springfield Road NorthInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Other theftOn or near Glover RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Other theftOn or near John StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near B5251Unable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other theftOn or near Grange DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Chancery CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Belmont PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other theftOn or near Manor WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Church FoldUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The HeysInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Public orderOn or near Westend AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Longfield AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Longfield AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cleveland StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021ShopliftingOn or near Spendmore LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sunny BrowUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021BurglaryOn or near Ashdale CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Coppull Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour37313263Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.720.240.360.12Safer
Burglary4.43.03.02.6Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson810109Safer
Drugs0.960.720.240.96Getting worse
Other Crime1.32.01.10.84Safer
Other Theft3.63.83.82.5Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.120.480.12Safer
Public Order1.4566Getting worse
Shoplifting0.480.961.11.1Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.72.93.51.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18262527Getting worse

Changes In Coppull's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Coppull to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coppull51.97-
Barnet67.7123% more dangerous
Coventry77.4133% more dangerous
Croydon83.2238% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8139% more dangerous
Bristol86.2140% more dangerous
Leicester97.4447% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8749% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2852% more dangerous
Bradford133.0261% more dangerous
Leeds137.1062% more dangerous

Crime in Coppull's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Coppull43552First

Crime in Coppull During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Coppull change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Coppull saw a 300% increase in public order. Coppull saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 75% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+50%+187%+212%+167%+105%+108%+105%+58%+28%+71%
Burglary--+200%---67%+100%-50%+100%-60%
Criminal Damage and Arson-56%-75%-67%-57%-13%+25%-60%+100%+56%-17%
Drugs----------
Other Crime-50%---------
Other Theft-75%-75%---50%-25%--50%+100%-50%
Public Order-64%-75%--60%+120%+300%+50%+200%+200%-25%
Vehicle Crime-71%----+200%-+100%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-7%-50%+29%-29%+185%+43%+13%+33%-29%-16%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Coppull

What police force serves Coppull?
Coppull's local territorial police force is the Lancashire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Coppull?
Coppull is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Lancashire.
What is Coppull's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Coppull are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Coppull?
Coppull's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 31 Dec 2021