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Crime and Safety in Sileby

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Sileby is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Leicestershire, and is the 39th most dangerous overall out of Leicestershire's 230 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Sileby in 2021 was 62 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 25% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Sileby is the 332nd most dangerous small town, and the 2,055th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Sileby was the worst small town in Leicestershire for other theft, with 6 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.67 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Sileby residents, when it was Leicestershire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.11 per 1,000 residents. Sileby recorded 1 report of theft from the person during November 2021, making its crime rate of 0.11 the worst small town for theft from the person in Leicestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Sileby are violence and sexual offences, with 286 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 32. This is 0.35% lower than 2020's figure of 287 offences and a difference of 0.11 from 2020's crime rate of 32. Sileby's least common crime is shoplifting, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 1200% from 2020's figure of 13 crimes.

Sileby 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Leicestershire

33% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

23% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Sileby is 33% lower than the East Midlands and 23% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Sileby Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Sileby 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 Sileby

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202162561
202061554
201969619
201866599
201739353
201636329

Crime in Sileby Compared To Leicestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Sileby This Year

 SilebyLeicestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour12413.759,4108.87 35% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft30.331,5101.42 330% safer
Burglary131.443,3523.16 119% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson677.438,9918.48 14% safer
Drugs20.222,9022.74 1145% safer
Other Crime141.552,0331.92 24% safer
Other Theft343.776,7226.34 68% safer
Possession of Weapons70.787460.70 10% more dangerous
Public Order11212.4211,24410.60 15% more dangerous
Robbery20.226410.60 173% safer
Shoplifting10.112,8092.65 2309% safer
Theft From the Person10.115600.53 382% safer
Vehicle Crime192.114,8514.57 117% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences28631.7236,17434.11 8% safer

Sileby Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Broughton Astley41745.2338% safer
Burbage75347.8330% safer
Lutterworth58055.8311% safer
Mountsorrel50358.916% safer
Shepshed87462.170.08% safer
Sileby56162.22-
Earl Shilton74268.219% more dangerous
Ashby-de-la-Zouch1,10368.9910% more dangerous
Barwell67773.2815% more dangerous
Syston1,05974.7117% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Sileby

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Recent Crimes in Sileby

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Herrick CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near High StreetLocal resolution
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Phoenix DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Jubilee AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Moir CloseLocal resolution
April 2022DrugsOn or near Old Tannery DriveLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Barradale AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Jubilee AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Greedon RiseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near St Mary'S RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Windrush CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Jubilee AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Forest DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Swan StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The BanksUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Chalfont DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Wellbrook AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Wrights AcreUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Harlequin RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Sileby Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour18111414 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.440.550.220.33 Safer
Burglary4.963.71.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson14787 Safer
Drugs0.551.20.890.22 Safer
Other Crime1.61.11.81.6 Getting worse
Other Theft3.64.73.23.8 Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.220.780.550.78 Getting worse
Public Order68812 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.550.890.110.22 Safer
Shoplifting4.23.81.40.11 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.110.220.220.11 Safer
Vehicle Crime862.22.1 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22283232 Getting worse

Changes In Sileby's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Sileby's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Sileby that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Sileby Memorial Park2--1221.6

Comparing Sileby to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Sileby62.22-
Barnet67.087% more dangerous
Croydon82.4825% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0531% more dangerous
Bristol90.5231% more dangerous
Coventry102.2439% more dangerous
Leicester111.5944% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0649% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6452% more dangerous
Bradford132.2853% more dangerous
Leeds150.9459% more dangerous

Crime in Sileby's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Sileby53463First

Crime in Sileby During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Sileby change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Sileby saw a 400% increase in other theft. Sileby saw a large fall in other theft during August, when it fell by 88% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+50%+44%+14%+63%+114%+18%+63%+25%+100%+20%
Burglary-33%-83%--67%+67%-67%-25%--+200%
Criminal Damage and Arson-67%+75%-67%+100%-38%--40%+60%+100%-17%
Drugs----+100%-----
Other Crime+200%---+100%-----50%
Other Theft-33%-25%-83%--33%-88%+33%+100%-+400%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-67%+50%+100%+14%-20%-33%-38%-25%+17%+133%
Shoplifting-67%-+100%-60%+100%--33%---
Vehicle Crime--86%+50%---33%-86%-80%--
Violence and Sexual Offences+44%+26%+38%+48%+10%-40%+15%+25%-18%+30%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Sileby

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

How dangerous is Sileby?
Sileby is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Leicestershire.

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

What is the least common crime in Sileby?
Sileby's least common crime is shoplifting.

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