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Crime and Safety in Glenfields

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Glenfields is the third safest small towns in Leicestershire, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of Leicestershire's 230 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Glenfields in 2021 was 4.4 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 1665% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Glenfields is the 55th safest small town, and the 340th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, Glenfields was the worst small town in Leicestershire for robbery, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.09 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Glenfields are violence and sexual offences, with 18 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 1.7. This is 17% lower than 2020's figure of 21 offences and a difference of 0.28 from 2020's crime rate of 2.0. Glenfields's least common crime is drugs, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Glenfields 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, Leicestershire

1772% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

1633% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Glenfields is 1772% lower than the East Midlands and 1633% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Glenfields Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Glenfields 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 Glenfields

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20214.447
20204.851
2019666
20184.548
20173.739
20163.840

Crime in Glenfields Compared To Leicestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Glenfields This Year

 GlenfieldsLeicestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour30.289,4108.87 3068% safer
Burglary50.473,3523.16 572% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson30.288,9918.48 2929% safer
Drugs10.092,9022.74 2944% safer
Other Theft80.756,7226.34 745% safer
Public Order70.6611,24410.60 1506% safer
Robbery10.096410.60 567% safer
Vehicle Crime40.384,8514.57 1103% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences181.6936,17434.11 1918% safer

Glenfields Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Braunstone80.46859% safer
Thurmaston252.4481% safer
Glenfields474.41-
Leicester Forest East9712.9166% more dangerous
Narborough31135.8588% more dangerous
Birstall56641.0489% more dangerous
Whitwick36442.3290% more dangerous
Broughton Astley41745.2390% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Glenfields

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Recent Crimes in Glenfields

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Ratby LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near The Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Glen Park AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Leicester RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near Overdale CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other crimeOn or near The Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Stelle WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near B5380Unable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Overdale CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
December 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Branting Hill GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Public orderOn or near Branting Hill AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Leicester RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021BurglaryOn or near The Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Leicester RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near The Mill LaneFormal action is not in the public interest
November 2021DrugsOn or near Ratby LaneLocal resolution
November 2021Other theftOn or near The Mill LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near Ratby LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near The Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The Mill LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Glenfields Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.470.190.940.28 Safer
Burglary0.380.940.280.47 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson0.280.380.280.28 Safer
Drugs0.190.09-0.09 Safer
Other Theft0.381.20.940.75 Getting worse
Public Order0.280.280.840.66 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime1.42.00.470.38 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences1.51.02.01.7 Getting worse

Changes In Glenfields's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Glenfields to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Glenfields4.41-
Barnet67.0893% more dangerous
Croydon82.4895% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0595% more dangerous
Bristol90.5295% more dangerous
Coventry102.2496% more dangerous
Leicester111.5996% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0696% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6497% more dangerous
Bradford132.2897% more dangerous
Leeds150.9497% more dangerous

Crime in Glenfields's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Glenfield68264First

Crime in Glenfields During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Glenfields change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Glenfields saw a 200% increase in anti-social behaviour. Glenfields saw a large fall in other theft during May, when it fell by 80% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-----+200%----
Burglary----------
Other Theft---80%-50%----+50%-
Public Order----------
Vehicle Crime----------67%
Violence and Sexual Offences-----+50%-33%+100%+100%-

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Glenfields

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

How dangerous is Glenfields?
Glenfields is the third safest small town in Leicestershire.

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

What is the least common crime in Glenfields?
Glenfields's least common crime is drugs.

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