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Crime and Safety in Bottesford, Lincolnshire

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Bottesford is the safest small towns in Lincolnshire, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of Lincolnshire's 563 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bottesford in 2021 was 0.56 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Lincolnshire's overall crime rate, coming in 13334% lower than the Lincolnshire rate of 75 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bottesford is among the top 20 safest small town, and the 108th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Bottesford is other theft, with 2 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.19. Bottesford's least common crime is criminal damage and arson, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Bottesford 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, Lincolnshire

14641% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

13550% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Bottesford is 14641% lower than the East Midlands and 13550% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Bottesford Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Bottesford 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 Bottesford

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20210.566
20200.091
20190.667
20180.091
20170.475
20160.475

Crime in Bottesford Compared To Lincolnshire

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Summary of Crimes in Bottesford This Year

 BottesfordLincolnshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Criminal Damage and Arson10.0910,0089.16 10078% safer
Drugs10.092,1852.00 2122% safer
Other Theft20.195,9605.45 2768% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20.1936,82433.69 17632% safer

Bottesford Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bottesford60.56-
Bourne70440.6999% more dangerous
North Hykeham73244.7299% more dangerous
Stamford1,09753.1399% more dangerous
Holbeach63958.9999% more dangerous
Barton-upon-Humber69959.9099% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bottesford

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Recent Crimes in Bottesford

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
December 2021Other theftOn or near M180Investigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2021Other theftOn or near M181Investigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2021DrugsOn or near M180Offender given a drugs possession warning
January 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
January 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
December 2020Possession of weaponsOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
December 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
August 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
September 2019Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2019Public orderOn or near M181Unable to prosecute suspect
June 2019Violence and sexual offencesOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
June 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near M181Investigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2019Violence and sexual offencesOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect
May 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near M180Unable to prosecute suspect

Bottesford Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Criminal Damage and Arson-0.09-0.09No change
Drugs---0.09No change
Other Theft-0.09-0.19 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences0.090.190.090.19 Getting worse

Changes In Bottesford's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Bottesford to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Bottesford0.56-
Barnet67.0899% more dangerous
Croydon82.4899% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0599% more dangerous
Bristol90.5299% more dangerous
Coventry102.2499% more dangerous
Leicester111.5999% more dangerous
Liverpool123.06100% more dangerous
Birmingham129.64100% more dangerous
Bradford132.28100% more dangerous
Leeds150.94100% more dangerous

Crime in Bottesford's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Scunthorpe Yaddlethorpe24537First

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bottesford

What police force serves Bottesford?
Bottesford's local territorial police force is the Lincolnshire Police.

How dangerous is Bottesford?
Bottesford is the safest small town in Lincolnshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Bottesford?
Bottesford's least common crime is criminal damage and arson.

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