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Crime and Safety in Thurmaston

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Thurmaston is the second safest small town in Leicestershire, and is the third safest overall out of Leicestershire's 230 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Thurmaston in 2021 was 2.4 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 3090% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Thurmaston is the 39th safest small town, and the 169th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Thurmaston are violence and sexual offences, with 9 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.88. This is 89% higher than 2020's figure of 1 offence and a difference of 0.78 from 2020's crime rate of 0.10. Thurmaston's least common crime is other crime, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Thurmaston 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Small Towns, Leicestershire

3283% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

3033% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Thurmaston is 3283% lower than the East Midlands and 3033% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Thurmaston Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Thurmaston 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 Thurmaston

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20212.425
20201.717
20192.324
20182.122
20172.021
20161.313

Crime in Thurmaston Compared To Leicestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Thurmaston This Year

 ThurmastonLeicestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20.199,4108.87 4568% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson30.298,9918.48 2824% safer
Other Crime10.102,0331.92 1820% safer
Other Theft20.196,7226.34 3237% safer
Public Order50.4911,24410.60 2063% safer
Shoplifting40.392,8092.65 579% safer
Vehicle Crime10.104,8514.57 4470% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences90.8836,17434.11 3776% safer

Thurmaston Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Braunstone80.46430% safer
Thurmaston252.44-
Glenfields474.4145% more dangerous
Leicester Forest East9712.9181% more dangerous
Narborough31135.8593% more dangerous
Birstall56641.0494% more dangerous
Whitwick36442.3294% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Thurmaston

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Recent Crimes in Thurmaston

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Barkby Thorpe LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022ShopliftingOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2021Other crimeOn or near Barkby Thorpe LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
June 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
May 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
May 2021Public orderOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
May 2021Public orderOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
May 2021Public orderOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
May 2021Public orderOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Thurmaston Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.390.10-0.19 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson-0.19-0.29 Getting worse
Other Crime--0.100.10No change
Other Theft0.190.290.190.19 Safer
Public Order0.100.490.390.49 Getting worse
Shoplifting0.390.390.100.39 Safer
Vehicle Crime0.190.390.490.10 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences0.970.390.100.88 Getting worse

Changes In Thurmaston's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Thurmaston to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Thurmaston2.44-
Barnet67.0896% more dangerous
Croydon82.4897% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0597% more dangerous
Bristol90.5297% more dangerous
Coventry102.2498% more dangerous
Leicester111.5998% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0698% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6498% more dangerous
Bradford132.2898% more dangerous
Leeds150.9498% more dangerous

Crime in Thurmaston's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Thurmaston66665First

Crime in Thurmaston During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Thurmaston change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Thurmaston saw a 0% increase in other theft. Thurmaston saw a large fall in other theft during August, when it fell by 0% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Other Theft----------
Public Order----------
Shoplifting----------

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Thurmaston

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

How dangerous is Thurmaston?
Thurmaston is the second safest small town in Leicestershire.

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

What is the least common crime in Thurmaston?
Thurmaston's least common crime is other crime.

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