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Crime and Safety in Coppull

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Coppull is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Lancashire, and is the 60th most dangerous overall out of Lancashire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Coppull in 2021 was 50 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lancashire's overall crime rate, coming in 54% lower than the Lancashire rate of 77 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Coppull is the 338th safest small town, and the 3,245th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, Coppull was the worst small town in Lancashire for robbery, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.12 per 1,000 inhabitants. January 2019 was also a bad month for Coppull residents, when it was Lancashire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 12 crimes at a rate of 1.4 per 1,000 residents. Coppull recorded 3 reports of other crime during September 2017, making its crime rate of 0.36 the worst small town for other crime in Lancashire that month.

The most common crimes in Coppull are violence and sexual offences, with 203 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 24. This is 13% lower than 2020's figure of 229 offences and a difference of 3.11 from 2020's crime rate of 27. Coppull's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Coppull 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 20 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Lancashire

2.3% lower, regional crime rate

North West

52% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Coppull is 2.3% lower than the North West and 52% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Coppull Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Coppull 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 Coppull

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202150420
202052435
201954452
201855464
201743361
201640339

Crime in Coppull Compared To Lancashire

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Summary of Crimes in Coppull This Year

 CoppullLancashire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour39547.1972,68948.18 2.1% safer
Bicycle Theft10.127090.47 292% safer
Burglary252.996,4544.28 43% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson769.0814,1829.40 3.5% safer
Drugs70.842,5121.66 98% safer
Other Crime91.083,1312.08 93% safer
Other Theft222.639,2886.16 134% safer
Possession of Weapons10.121,1540.76 533% safer
Public Order354.189,6316.38 53% safer
Robbery20.248100.54 125% safer
Shoplifting263.115,8893.90 25% safer
Theft From the Person20.246860.45 88% safer
Vehicle Crime111.316,0334.00 205% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20324.2555,91037.06 53% safer

Coppull Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Heysham68041.4021% safer
Thornton84842.3618% safer
Poulton-le-Fylde77142.5718% safer
Barnoldswick48445.3911% safer
Clitheroe76846.129% safer
Coppull42050.18-
Clayton-le-Woods82051.372.3% more dangerous
Whitworth46458.8515% more dangerous
Cleveleys64960.4317% more dangerous
Kirkham47961.0218% more dangerous
Haslingden1,01763.7821% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Coppull

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Recent Crimes in Coppull

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Chancery CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Goose Green AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Manor WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Birchwood DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Grange DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Oakwood RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near B5251Investigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mavis DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cleveland StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mill StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Shelley CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near John StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Northenden RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Holly CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grange DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near ClaytongateInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Regent StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SummerfieldsUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sunny BrowInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Coppull Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour31326347 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.240.360.120.12 Safer
Burglary3.03.02.63.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson101099 Safer
Drugs0.720.240.960.84 Getting worse
Other Crime2.01.10.841.1 Safer
Other Theft3.83.82.52.6 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.120.480.120.12 Safer
Public Order5664.2 Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.36-0.24No change
Shoplifting0.961.11.13.1 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime2.93.51.81.3 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences26252724 Getting worse

Changes In Coppull's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Coppull to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coppull50.18-
Barnet67.0825% more dangerous
Croydon82.4839% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0544% more dangerous
Bristol90.5245% more dangerous
Coventry102.2451% more dangerous
Leicester111.5955% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0659% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6461% more dangerous
Bradford132.2862% more dangerous
Leeds150.9467% more dangerous

Crime in Coppull's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Coppull42050First

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.

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