Greasley Crime Overview

Greasley is the third safest small town in Nottinghamshire, and is the 103rd most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Greasley in 2020 was 39 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 90% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Greasley is the 222nd safest small town, and the 4,682nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2020, Greasley was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants. January 2020 was also a bad month for Greasley residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.44 per 1,000 residents. Greasley recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during January 2020, making its crime rate of 0.18 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Greasley are violence and sexual offences, with 110 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 10. This is 40% lower than 2019's figure of 154 offences and a difference of 3.91 from 2019's crime rate of 14. Greasley's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 67% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Greasley This Year

 GreasleyNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour18416.3342,34436.47123% safer
Bicycle Theft30.271,3371.15326% safer
Burglary302.665,3854.6474% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson524.619,8068.4583% safer
Drugs141.244,1093.54185% safer
Other Crime211.862,6512.2823% safer
Other Theft544.796,7615.8222% safer
Possession of Weapons60.539910.8560% safer
Public Order282.486,8495.90138% safer
Robbery60.537970.6930% safer
Shoplifting726.397,7256.654.1% safer
Theft From the Person30.271,0720.92241% safer
Vehicle Crime363.195,9115.0960% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences1109.7631,87527.45181% safer

Crime in Greasley Compared To Nottinghamshire

Greasley Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Radcliffe on Trent24529.8030% safer
Bingham35534.8111% safer
Greasley43538.60-
East Leake31038.770.44% more dangerous
Cotgrave36544.9914% more dangerous
Calverton34445.7116% more dangerous
Ruddington37747.9920% more dangerous
Selston63951.1825% more dangerous

Greasley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19121316Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.180.440.440.27Safer
Burglary664.42.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson664.04.6Safer
Drugs0.270.530.981.2Getting worse
Other Crime1.11.11.71.9Getting worse
Other Theft7664.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.090.090.350.53Getting worse
Public Order2.62.43.02.5Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.350.440.180.53Getting worse
Shoplifting1215136Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.090.270.440.27Getting worse
Vehicle Crime8763.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences11111410Safer

Changes In Greasley's Crime Rates Over Time

Chart of CrimeRate.Front.Models.CombinedCityModel's crime rate trends over time

Comparing Greasley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Greasley38.60-
Barnet67.7143% more dangerous
Coventry77.4150% more dangerous
Croydon83.2254% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8155% more dangerous
Bristol86.2155% more dangerous
Leicester97.4460% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8762% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2864% more dangerous
Bradford133.0271% more dangerous
Leeds137.1072% more dangerous

Crime in Greasley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Eastwood East41549Second
Eastwood Hall & Brinsley40257First
Kimberley North & Watnall43147Third

Crime in Greasley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Greasley change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Greasley saw a 200% increase in criminal damage and arson. Greasley saw a large fall in shoplifting during June, when it fell by 96% compared to June in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-17%+88%-11%+24%+83%+15%-8%+20%+71%+11%
Bicycle Theft---50%-------
Burglary-50%-25%+150%--75%--86%-50%--67%
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%-17%-+33%-+50%-+75%-25%+50%
Drugs-------50%---
Other Crime-67%-+100%---+200%+50%-+200%
Other Theft--50%-20%+33%+100%-20%-56%+200%-33%-20%
Public Order+100%-75%-50%-50%+200%-50%+200%--50%+50%
Robbery-------+100%--
Shoplifting+11%-38%-80%-96%-94%-22%+22%-57%-30%+33%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime-75%-60%-60%-30%-75%-56%+14%-80%-67%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-33%+120%-44%-69%+36%-+50%-67%-43%-46%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Greasley

What police force serves Greasley?
Greasley's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.
How dangerous is Greasley?
Greasley is the third safest small town in Nottinghamshire.
What is Greasley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Greasley are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Greasley?
Greasley's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021