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Crime and Safety in Arnold, Nottinghamshire

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Arnold is the second safest medium-sized towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 63rd most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Arnold in 2021 was 52 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 47% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Arnold is the 34th safest medium-sized town, and the 3,033rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2021, Arnold was the worst medium-sized town in Nottinghamshire for possession of weapons, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.10 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Arnold residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous medium-sized town for theft from the person, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.10 per 1,000 residents. Arnold recorded 4 reports of robbery during October 2019, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst medium-sized town for robbery in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Arnold are violence and sexual offences, with 871 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 22. This is 2.2% higher than 2020's figure of 852 offences and a difference of 0.49 from 2020's crime rate of 22. Arnold's least common crime is theft from the person, with 12 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 92% from 2020's figure of 23 crimes.

Arnold 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Medium-Sized Towns, Nottinghamshire

59% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

47% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Arnold is 59% lower than the East Midlands and 47% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Arnold Crime Rate Over Time

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Arnold Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Arnold 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 Arnold

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021522,035
2020501,960
2019602,368
2018562,209
2017562,197
2016471,833

Crime in Arnold Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Arnold This Year

 ArnoldNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour84421.5535,09330.22 40% safer
Bicycle Theft140.361,2821.10 206% safer
Burglary872.224,2773.68 66% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2325.9210,3418.91 51% safer
Drugs822.093,9863.43 64% safer
Other Crime681.742,5672.21 27% safer
Other Theft1844.707,0176.04 29% safer
Possession of Weapons250.641,0670.92 44% safer
Public Order1904.857,6826.62 36% safer
Robbery140.367610.66 83% safer
Shoplifting1273.248,7167.51 132% safer
Theft From the Person120.318400.72 132% safer
Vehicle Crime1293.295,3054.57 39% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences87122.2434,85330.02 35% safer

Arnold Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns)

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
West Bridgford2,35248.148% safer
Arnold2,03551.96-
Beeston2,83952.450.93% more dangerous
Kirkby-in-Ashfield1,83467.4323% more dangerous
Hucknall2,49170.8127% more dangerous
Sutton in Ashfield4,58295.9146% more dangerous
Newark3,354109.5453% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Arnold

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Recent Crimes in Arnold

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Brookfield GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Birch LeaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Arnot Hill RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Knighton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sherbrook AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ashton AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Duke StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Brackendale AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Hallam'S LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Needham RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Churchmoor LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Gedling RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Malin CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gilbert BoulevardFormal action is not in the public interest
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Church AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Parking AreaLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Nursery RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Arnold Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour17182722 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.690.660.820.36 Safer
Burglary4.33.82.12.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8876 Safer
Drugs1.21.62.02.1 Getting worse
Other Crime0.921.81.21.7 Getting worse
Other Theft653.64.7 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.660.610.690.64 Getting worse
Public Order3.03.64.64.8 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.510.740.410.36 Safer
Shoplifting4.863.03.2 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.540.510.590.31 Safer
Vehicle Crime652.53.3 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19222222 Getting worse

Changes In Arnold's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Arnold to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Arnold51.96-
Barnet67.0823% more dangerous
Croydon82.4837% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0542% more dangerous
Bristol90.5243% more dangerous
Coventry102.2449% more dangerous
Leicester111.5953% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0658% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6460% more dangerous
Bradford132.2861% more dangerous
Leeds150.9466% more dangerous

Crime in Arnold's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Arnold Town59798First
Daybrook58185Second
Plains Estate19828Fourth
Woodthorpe & Arno Vale31832Third

Arnold Neighbourhood Crime Breakdown

Crime TypeSafest NeighbourhoodMost Dangerous Neighbourhood
Anti-Social BehaviourPlains Estate (68)Daybrook (273)
Bicycle TheftArnold Town (1)Daybrook (5)
BurglaryPlains Estate (7)Arnold Town (25)
Criminal Damage and ArsonPlains Estate (14)Arnold Town (76)
DrugsPlains Estate (11)Arnold Town (23)
Other CrimePlains Estate (6)Arnold Town (18)
Other TheftWoodthorpe & Arno Vale (26)Daybrook (68)
Possession of WeaponsPlains Estate (1)Arnold Town (8)
Public OrderPlains Estate (12)Arnold Town (60)
Robbery (inc. mugging)Woodthorpe & Arno Vale (5)Daybrook (5)
ShopliftingWoodthorpe & Arno Vale (3)Arnold Town (66)
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)Woodthorpe & Arno Vale (3)Daybrook (6)
Vehicle CrimeDaybrook (11)Plains Estate (29)
Violence and Sexual OffencesPlains Estate (82)Arnold Town (250)

Crime in Arnold During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Arnold change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Arnold saw a 400% increase in drugs. Arnold saw a large fall in burglary during August, when it fell by 94% compared to August in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Arnold's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+18%+171%+163%+51%+14%+25%+74%+66%+74%-3%
Bicycle Theft-25%+200%-50%-33%-+67%--+100%-50%
Burglary+57%-13%-38%-76%-83%-94%-54%-36%-29%-27%
Criminal Damage and Arson-22%+5%-51%-36%-44%-16%-17%+5%+20%+29%
Drugs-+33%-20%-30%+400%+200%+71%+14%+75%-63%
Other Crime-38%-60%-86%-22%-50%-40%+67%--17%-50%
Other Theft-29%-50%--59%-55%+13%+8%-48%+50%-
Possession of Weapons---50%-+100%-+100%-+350%-
Public Order+133%-7%+50%+38%+7%-35%+58%+80%+20%-29%
Robbery---75%---78%+100%-50%-+100%
Shoplifting-21%-50%-82%-70%-63%-42%-42%-47%-29%-85%
Theft From the Person+100%---33%+300%+200%+50%--50%-
Vehicle Crime-36%-71%-63%-36%-47%-53%-56%-68%-67%-29%
Violence and Sexual Offences+4%-24%-28%+19%+8%+12%-11%+4%-26%-16%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Arnold

What police force serves Arnold?
Arnold's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.

How dangerous is Arnold?
Arnold is the second safest medium-sized town in Nottinghamshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Arnold?
Arnold's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

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