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Crime and Safety in Ruddington

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Ruddington is among the top 10 safest small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 79th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Ruddington in 2021 was 47 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 64% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Ruddington is the 292nd safest small town, and the 3,712nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, Ruddington was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for burglary, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.64 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Ruddington residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for vehicle crime, recording 11 crimes at a rate of 1.4 per 1,000 residents. Ruddington recorded 1 report of bicycle theft during March 2021, making its crime rate of 0.13 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Ruddington are violence and sexual offences, with 145 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 18. This is 17% higher than 2020's figure of 121 offences and a difference of 3.06 from 2020's crime rate of 15. Ruddington's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Ruddington 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Nottinghamshire

77% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

64% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Ruddington is 77% lower than the East Midlands and 64% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Ruddington Crime Rate Over Time

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Ruddington Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Ruddington 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 Ruddington

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202147366
202048377
201953415
201843337
201743337
201637287

Crime in Ruddington Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Ruddington This Year

 RuddingtonNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour11114.1335,09330.22 114% safer
Bicycle Theft30.381,2821.10 189% safer
Burglary192.424,2773.68 52% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson465.8610,3418.91 52% safer
Drugs70.893,9863.43 285% safer
Other Crime60.762,5672.21 191% safer
Other Theft425.357,0176.04 13% safer
Possession of Weapons30.381,0670.92 142% safer
Public Order313.957,6826.62 68% safer
Robbery20.257610.66 164% safer
Shoplifting121.538,7167.51 391% safer
Theft From the Person10.138400.72 454% safer
Vehicle Crime496.245,3054.57 27% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences14518.4634,85330.02 63% safer

Ruddington Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Radcliffe on Trent27233.0841% safer
East Leake29737.1425% safer
Bingham39238.4421% safer
Calverton30840.9314% safer
Greasley46641.3513% safer
Ruddington36646.59-
Cotgrave38247.081.0% more dangerous
Balderton49348.834.6% more dangerous
Selston67153.7413% more dangerous
Mansfield Woodhouse1,11459.5322% more dangerous
Warsop83766.1530% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Ruddington

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Recent Crimes in Ruddington

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Old Station DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Cooper GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sellars AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Moor LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Melton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Brookside GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Western FieldsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Leys RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Old Station DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Bradbury GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Flawforth AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Brettisil DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Old Station DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Jewitt WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Melton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Woodley StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Melton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Brettsil DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Melton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Church StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Ruddington Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1192514 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.250.250.640.38 Getting worse
Burglary54.73.82.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson55.04.66 Getting worse
Drugs0.641.01.20.89 Getting worse
Other Crime0.511.41.00.76 Safer
Other Theft863.25 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.380.130.250.38 Safer
Public Order2.62.054.0 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.380.250.380.25 Safer
Shoplifting1.43.45.01.5 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.250.64-0.13 Safer
Vehicle Crime61376 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12151518 Getting worse

Changes In Ruddington's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Ruddington's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Ruddington that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Elms Park----221.0

Comparing Ruddington to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Ruddington46.59-
Barnet67.0831% more dangerous
Croydon82.4844% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0548% more dangerous
Bristol90.5249% more dangerous
Coventry102.2454% more dangerous
Leicester111.5958% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0662% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6464% more dangerous
Bradford132.2865% more dangerous
Leeds150.9469% more dangerous

Crime in Ruddington's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Ruddington36446First

Crime in Ruddington During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Ruddington change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Ruddington saw a 700% increase in public order. Ruddington saw a large fall in other theft during July, when it fell by 86% compared to July in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+75%+300%+367%+483%+91%+113%+71%+300%+300%-17%
Burglary-33%-58%-+100%-60%+100%+400%-+300%-33%
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%-50%+100%-50%+100%+200%-50%+33%-+200%
Drugs-----50%-----
Other Crime+100%--50%----50%---
Other Theft+200%--67%-50%-86%--50%-86%+50%-75%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+300%+200%-+700%+400%+150%----33%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting+500%--67%-+400%+150%+167%-50%--25%
Vehicle Crime-50%+40%-20%-50%-50%--53%-33%+38%-60%
Violence and Sexual Offences-31%-65%-29%+100%-11%+22%+10%+88%-10%-29%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Ruddington

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

How dangerous is Ruddington?
Ruddington is among the top 10 safest small town in Nottinghamshire.

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

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

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