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Crime and Safety in Bingham

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Bingham is the third safest small town in Nottinghamshire, and is the 107th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bingham in 2021 was 38 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 99% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bingham is the 174th safest small town, and the 4,994th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2021, Bingham was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for theft from the person, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.20 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2021 was also a bad month for Bingham residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for vehicle crime, recording 6 crimes at a rate of 0.59 per 1,000 residents. Bingham recorded 6 reports of burglary during December 2020, making its crime rate of 0.59 the worst small town for burglary in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Bingham are violence and sexual offences, with 173 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 17. This is 19% higher than 2020's figure of 140 offences and a difference of 3.24 from 2020's crime rate of 14. Bingham's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 50% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

Bingham 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, Nottinghamshire

115% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

99% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Bingham is 115% lower than the East Midlands and 99% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Bingham Crime Rate Over Time

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Bingham Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Bingham 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 Bingham

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202138392
202035355
201942425
201840404
201733339
201624245

Crime in Bingham Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Bingham This Year

 BinghamNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour17717.3635,09330.22 74% safer
Bicycle Theft20.201,2821.10 450% safer
Burglary323.144,2773.68 17% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson474.6110,3418.91 93% safer
Drugs90.883,9863.43 290% safer
Other Crime121.182,5672.21 87% safer
Other Theft282.757,0176.04 120% safer
Possession of Weapons40.391,0670.92 136% safer
Public Order282.757,6826.62 141% safer
Shoplifting80.788,7167.51 863% safer
Theft From the Person20.208400.72 260% safer
Vehicle Crime474.615,3054.57 0.87% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences17316.9734,85330.02 77% safer

Bingham Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Radcliffe on Trent27233.0816% safer
East Leake29737.143.5% safer
Bingham39238.44-
Calverton30840.936% more dangerous
Greasley46641.357% more dangerous
Ruddington36646.5917% more dangerous
Cotgrave38247.0818% more dangerous
Balderton49348.8321% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bingham

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Recent Crimes in Bingham

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Other theftOn or near Rufford GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Market StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Derry LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Station StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Langar RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Lune WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Brewsters CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Grizedale GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Tees CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Market StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Brownes RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Market StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grizedale GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Market StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Edinburgh DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Cropton GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Cherry StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shelford DriveFurther investigation is not in the public interest

Bingham Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1081617 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.100.390.290.20 Safer
Burglary2.92.23.23.1 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson654.84.6 Safer
Drugs0.201.20.880.88 Getting worse
Other Crime0.881.11.11.2 Getting worse
Other Theft2.62.81.72.8 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.100.780.590.39No change
Public Order3.82.02.32.8 Getting worse
Shoplifting3.13.52.40.78 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.200.590.290.20 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.863.44.6 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences16161417 Getting worse

Changes In Bingham's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Bingham to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Bingham38.44-
Barnet67.0843% more dangerous
Croydon82.4853% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0557% more dangerous
Bristol90.5258% more dangerous
Coventry102.2462% more dangerous
Leicester111.5966% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0669% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6470% more dangerous
Bradford132.2871% more dangerous
Leeds150.9475% more dangerous

Crime in Bingham's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bingham39339First

Crime in Bingham During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Bingham change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Bingham saw a 1,500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Bingham saw a large fall in vehicle crime during April, when it fell by 89% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+250%+275%+180%+633%-50%+129%-47%+58%+1,500%+67%
Burglary+100%----60%-+200%+67%+600%+200%
Criminal Damage and Arson-40%+33%--+100%-43%-17%+150%-29%-67%
Drugs----------
Other Crime-----+100%-33%---
Other Theft--50%-67%-40%-67%-75%+200%-50%-75%-
Possession of Weapons-50%-----+50%---
Public Order+100%-50%-33%-50%+33%--+100%--50%
Shoplifting-75%-50%--+400%-50%-20%+50%-75%-
Theft From the Person-----50%-----
Vehicle Crime+600%-89%---57%-33%+100%-80%-38%-64%
Violence and Sexual Offences-45%-56%-38%-18%---31%--33%+143%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bingham

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

How dangerous is Bingham?
Bingham is the third safest small town in Nottinghamshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Bingham?
Bingham's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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