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Crime and Safety in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

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Hucknall is among the top 5 most dangerous medium-sized towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 35th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Hucknall in 2021 was 71 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 8% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Hucknall is the 100th safest medium-sized town, and the 1,461st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2021, Hucknall was the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() in Nottinghamshire for drugs, with 9 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.26 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2021 was also a bad month for Hucknall residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous MediumTown.ToInlineText() for burglary, recording 22 crimes at a rate of 0.63 per 1,000 residents. Hucknall recorded 10 reports of other crime during January 2020, making its crime rate of 0.28 the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() for other crime in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Hucknall are violence and sexual offences, with 957 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 27. This is 2.6% higher than 2020's figure of 932 offences and a difference of 0.71 from 2020's crime rate of 26. Hucknall's least common crime is theft from the person, with 11 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 9% from 2020's figure of 12 crimes.

Hucknall 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Most Dangerous

Medium-Sized Towns, Nottinghamshire

15% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

2.9% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Hucknall is 15% lower than the East Midlands and 2.9% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Hucknall Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Hucknall 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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Historical Crime Rates for Hucknall

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021712,491
2020672,360
2019802,812
2018752,631
2017732,564
2016511,805

Crime in Hucknall Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Hucknall This Year

 HucknallNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1,09531.1335,08530.22 2.9% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft260.741,2821.10 49% safer
Burglary1544.384,2773.68 16% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson3369.5510,3408.91 7% more dangerous
Drugs681.933,9863.43 78% safer
Other Crime641.822,5642.21 21% safer
Other Theft1434.067,0176.04 49% safer
Possession of Weapons170.481,0660.92 92% safer
Public Order2025.747,6816.62 15% safer
Robbery170.487610.66 38% safer
Shoplifting37710.728,7167.51 30% more dangerous
Theft From the Person110.318400.72 132% safer
Vehicle Crime1193.385,3034.57 35% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences95727.2034,82729.99 10% safer

Hucknall Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns)

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
West Bridgford2,35248.1447% safer
Arnold2,03451.9336% safer
Beeston2,83552.3735% safer
Kirkby-in-Ashfield1,83467.435% safer
Hucknall2,49170.81-
Sutton in Ashfield4,57995.8526% more dangerous
Newark3,353109.5035% more dangerous
Worksop5,020115.1038% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Hucknall

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Recent Crimes in Hucknall

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Linby GroveAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Perlethorpe DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Arden CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Ryknield RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Park DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Byron StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Linby WalkUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Leadale AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cavendish CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shaw CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Linby AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Curtis StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Bencaunt GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Falcon WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Caddaw AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Hollydene CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hazel GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Storth AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Hucknall Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour29253731 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.41.10.740.74 Safer
Burglary54.74.34.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1210910 Safer
Drugs1.22.42.61.9 Getting worse
Other Crime1.52.52.01.8 Getting worse
Other Theft554.34.1 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.400.650.650.48 Getting worse
Public Order4.4656 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.711.20.650.48 Safer
Shoplifting1010711 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.370.510.340.31 Safer
Vehicle Crime5.05.03.83.4 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences27302627 Getting worse

Changes In Hucknall's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Hucknall to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9377% safer
Birmingham49.6043% safer
Barnet67.086% safer
Hucknall70.81-
Croydon82.4814% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0321% more dangerous
Bristol90.5222% more dangerous
Leicester111.5937% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0642% more dangerous
Bradford132.2846% more dangerous
Leeds150.9453% more dangerous

Crime in Hucknall's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Hucknall Town1,122120First

Crime in Hucknall During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Hucknall change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Hucknall saw a 400% increase in robbery. Hucknall saw a large fall in bicycle theft during August, when it fell by 80% compared to August in 2019. Violence and Sexual Offences saw a fall in every month of Hucknall's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+66%+144%+104%+60%+34%+15%+31%+103%+61%+6%
Bicycle Theft-33%--29%---80%-50%+33%-40%-
Burglary+171%+40%+11%-35%-62%+40%+20%-28%+22%-59%
Criminal Damage and Arson+15%--26%-55%-19%--18%-10%-12%-13%
Drugs-33%---43%+100%-25%-62%-11%+40%-11%
Other Crime-22%-33%-60%+14%-60%-30%-43%-42%-17%+133%
Other Theft-27%-63%+58%+33%-54%-52%+30%-43%--24%
Possession of Weapons-67%-+300%-67%+100%+200%-20%---
Public Order--20%-28%-25%+100%-30%-52%-10%+33%-21%
Robbery--67%--40%+100%-60%-33%-33%+400%-67%
Shoplifting--74%-76%-52%-45%+4%-20%-15%-42%+40%
Theft From the Person--50%--+100%-33%--+100%-
Vehicle Crime+140%-13%+83%-60%-31%-22%-36%-54%--41%
Violence and Sexual Offences-16%-35%-20%-34%-2%+1%-28%-2%-8%-31%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Hucknall

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

How dangerous is Hucknall?
Hucknall is among the top 5 most dangerous medium-sized towns in Nottinghamshire.

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

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

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