Daventry is the second safest medium-sized town in Northamptonshire, and is the 24th most dangerous overall out of Northamptonshire's 261 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Daventry in 2021 was 78 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Northamptonshire's overall crime rate, coming in 4.2% lower than the Northamptonshire rate of 81 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Daventry is the 89th most dangerous medium-sized town, and the 1,170th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In May 2019, Daventry was the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() in Northamptonshire for other crime, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.29 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2017 was also a bad month for Daventry residents, when it was Northamptonshire's most dangerous MediumTown.ToInlineText() for bicycle theft, recording 9 crimes at a rate of 0.33 per 1,000 residents. Daventry recorded 38 reports of burglary during June 2017, making its crime rate of 1.4 the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() for burglary in Northamptonshire that month.
The most common crimes in Daventry are violence and sexual offences, with 1,123 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 41. This is 6% lower than 2020's figure of 1,194 offences and a difference of 2.60 from 2020's crime rate of 44. Daventry's least common crime is theft from the person, with 8 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 8 crimes.
Medium-Sized Towns, Northamptonshire
4.7% lower, regional crime rate
6% higher, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Daventry is 4.7% lower than the East Midlands and 6% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Daventry represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 11 May, 2022
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Last updated: 11 May, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||725||26.51||16,097||21.39||19% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||12||0.44||613||0.81||84% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||232||8.48||6,018||8.00||6% more dangerous|
|Drugs||78||2.85||1,959||2.60||9% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||52||1.90||1,428||1.90||0% safer|
|Other Theft||156||5.70||4,566||6.07||6% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||27||0.99||749||1.00||1.0% safer|
|Public Order||203||7.42||5,384||7.15||3.6% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||8||0.29||301||0.40||38% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||93||3.40||3,449||4.58||35% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||1,123||41.06||29,966||39.82||3.0% more dangerous|
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|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Morris Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Thomas Webb Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Shelley Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Sports/Recreation Area||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Pedestrian Subway||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Wordsworth Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Robbery||On or near Station Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Drugs||On or near Queens Road||Local resolution|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Ganton Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near St Catherines Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Sheaf Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Coughton Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Benbow Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Hood Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Stephenson Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near London Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Tavern Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Nantwich Drive||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||11||10||8||8||Safer|
|Other Crime||1.9||2.2||2.5||1.9||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.73||0.84||1.1||0.99||Getting worse|
|Public Order||3.0||3.9||7||7||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.51||0.55||1.0||0.62||Safer|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.77||0.88||0.29||0.29||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||33||34||44||41||Getting worse|
|Medium-Sized Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Croydon||82.48||6% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.03||14% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||14% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||31% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||37% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||41% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||49% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
|Daventry South & Southbrook||571||84||Second|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Daventry change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Daventry saw a 400% increase in robbery. Daventry saw a large fall in shoplifting during June, when it fell by 93% compared to June in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Daventry's lockdown.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+30%||-38%||+44%||-28%||-32%||-||-24%||-12%||-55%||-23%|
|Possession of Weapons||+100%||-||-||+100%||+200%||+100%||-||-||-||+100%|
|Theft From the Person||-67%||-||-||-||-||-||+100%||-||-75%||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-21%||-3%||-3%||+25%||+49%||+65%||+25%||+13%||+38%||+22%|