Calverton Crime Overview

Calverton is among the top 10 safest small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 88th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Calverton in 2020 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 61% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Calverton is the 330th safest small town, and the 3,558th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2020, Calverton was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.27 per 1,000 inhabitants. March 2017 was also a bad month for Calverton residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Calverton recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during April 2016, making its crime rate of 0.27 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Calverton are violence and sexual offences, with 139 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 18. This is 17% lower than 2019's figure of 162 offences and a difference of 3.06 from 2019's crime rate of 22. Calverton's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Calverton Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Calverton This Year

 CalvertonNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour16822.3342,34436.4763% safer
Bicycle Theft40.531,3371.15117% safer
Burglary212.795,3854.6466% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson496.519,8068.4530% safer
Drugs121.594,1093.54123% safer
Other Crime192.522,6512.2810% more dangerous
Other Theft334.396,7615.8233% safer
Possession of Weapons40.539910.8560% safer
Public Order405.326,8495.9011% safer
Robbery10.137970.69431% safer
Shoplifting70.937,7256.65615% safer
Theft From the Person10.131,0720.92608% safer
Vehicle Crime141.865,9115.09174% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13918.4731,87527.4549% safer

Calverton Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Radcliffe on Trent24529.8053% safer
Bingham35534.8131% safer
Greasley43538.6018% safer
East Leake31038.7718% safer
Cotgrave36544.991.6% safer
Calverton34445.71-
Ruddington37747.994.8% more dangerous
Selston63951.1811% more dangerous
Balderton60059.4323% more dangerous
Mansfield Woodhouse1,12860.2824% more dangerous
Stapleford1,00563.7428% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Calverton

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Recent Crimes in Calverton

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Neville RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near High HurstInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021BurglaryOn or near Collyer RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gorse CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Forest RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Possession of weaponsOn or near Forest RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near James DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other crimeOn or near James DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Watchwood GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Newman RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near CloverfieldsUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other crimeOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Roes LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near North GreenInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near The HollinsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Other crimeOn or near Burnor PoolInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021BurglaryOn or near Foxwood GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Other theftOn or near Bartley GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Other theftOn or near Sherbrooke CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Calverton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour11151822Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.27-0.130.53Getting worse
Burglary64.13.62.8Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson64.077Getting worse
Drugs0.800.400.531.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.10.661.72.5Getting worse
Other Theft3.73.73.74.4Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.400.400.530.53Getting worse
Public Order1.73.14.85Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.130.130.400.13Safer
Shoplifting3.62.32.00.93Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.400.270.530.13Safer
Vehicle Crime3.863.81.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences11122218Getting worse

Changes In Calverton's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Calverton's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Calverton that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
James Seely Playing Field-----10.33

Comparing Calverton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Calverton45.71-
Barnet67.7132% more dangerous
Coventry77.4141% more dangerous
Croydon83.2245% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8147% more dangerous
Bristol86.2147% more dangerous
Leicester97.4453% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8756% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2857% more dangerous
Bradford133.0266% more dangerous
Leeds137.1067% more dangerous

Crime in Calverton's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Calverton & Woodborough43546First

Crime in Calverton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Calverton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Calverton saw a 567% increase in anti-social behaviour. Calverton saw a large fall in public order during November, when it fell by 88% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+40%--15%-6%--30%-29%+57%+567%-18%
Burglary-33%---33%------
Criminal Damage and Arson+300%-67%-83%-75%+60%-60%+75%+75%+100%-57%
Drugs------+100%+100%--
Other Crime-----+200%-50%--67%-50%
Other Theft-33%+150%-60%---80%+100%---
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-60%--33%+300%+200%+50%+100%--88%+50%
Shoplifting----------
Vehicle Crime--67%-----33%+100%+100%-33%
Violence and Sexual Offences-20%-45%-33%-31%-12%+42%-41%-50%+70%-7%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Calverton

What police force serves Calverton?
Calverton's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.
How dangerous is Calverton?
Calverton is among the top 10 safest small towns in Nottinghamshire.
What is Calverton's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Calverton are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Calverton?
Calverton's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 31 Dec 2021