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Crime and Safety in Braunstone

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Braunstone is the safest small towns in Leicestershire, and is the safest overall out of Leicestershire's 230 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Braunstone in 2021 was 0.46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 16822% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Braunstone is among the top 10 safest small town, and the 103rd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Braunstone is other theft, with 4 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.23. This is 75% higher than 2020's figure of 1 offence and a difference of 0.17 from 2020's crime rate of 0.06. Braunstone's least common crime is burglary, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Braunstone 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, Leicestershire

17846% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

16517% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Braunstone is 17846% lower than the East Midlands and 16517% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Braunstone Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Braunstone 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 Braunstone

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20210.468
20200.234
20190.7513
20180.407
20170.5710
20160.6912

Crime in Braunstone Compared To Leicestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Braunstone This Year

 BraunstoneLeicestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour10.069,4108.87 14683% safer
Burglary10.063,3523.16 5167% safer
Drugs10.062,9022.74 4467% safer
Other Crime10.062,0331.92 3100% safer
Other Theft40.236,7226.34 2657% safer
Possession of Weapons10.067460.70 1067% safer

Braunstone Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Braunstone80.46-
Thurmaston252.4481% more dangerous
Glenfields474.4190% more dangerous
Leicester Forest East9712.9196% more dangerous
Narborough31135.8599% more dangerous
Birstall56641.0499% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Braunstone

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Recent Crimes in Braunstone

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Vitruvius WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Other theftOn or near Vitruvius WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021BurglaryOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Other theftOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2021Possession of weaponsOn or near Vitruvius WayUnable to prosecute suspect
May 2021DrugsOn or near Vitruvius WayLocal resolution
April 2021Other theftOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2021Other theftOn or near M1Local resolution
January 2021Other crimeOn or near Pedestrian SubwayAction to be taken by another organisation
November 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near Vitruvius WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2020Other theftOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2019Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Vitruvius WayUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2019BurglaryOn or near Vitruvius WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2019Other theftOn or near Vitruvius WayUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2019Public orderOn or near Vitruvius WayUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2019Criminal damage and arsonOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near M1Investigation complete; no suspect identified

Braunstone Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour-0.060.110.06No change
Burglary0.290.17-0.06 Safer
Other Theft-0.110.060.23 Getting worse
Possession of Weapons---0.06No change

Changes In Braunstone's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Braunstone to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Braunstone0.46-
Barnet67.0899% more dangerous
Croydon82.4899% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0599% more dangerous
Bristol90.5299% more dangerous
Coventry102.24100% more dangerous
Leicester111.59100% more dangerous
Liverpool123.06100% more dangerous
Birmingham129.64100% more dangerous
Bradford132.28100% more dangerous
Leeds150.94100% more dangerous

Crime in Braunstone's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Braunstone Town69069Second
Thorpe Astley56275First

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Braunstone

What police force serves Braunstone?
Braunstone's local territorial police force is the Leicestershire Police.

How dangerous is Braunstone?
Braunstone is the safest small town in Leicestershire.

What is Braunstone's most common crime?
The most common crime in Braunstone is other theft.

What is the least common crime in Braunstone?
Braunstone's least common crime is burglary.

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