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Crime and Safety in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire

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Stapleford is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 41st most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stapleford in 2021 was 68 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 13% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stapleford is the 274th most dangerous small town, and the 1,680th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2021, Stapleford was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.19 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Stapleford residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 8 crimes at a rate of 0.51 per 1,000 residents. Stapleford recorded 21 reports of criminal damage and arson during November 2021, making its crime rate of 1.3 the worst small town for criminal damage and arson in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Stapleford are violence and sexual offences, with 472 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 30. This is 3.4% higher than 2020's figure of 456 offences and a difference of 1.02 from 2020's crime rate of 29. Stapleford's least common crime is theft from the person, with 6 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 67% from 2020's figure of 10 crimes.

Stapleford 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Nottinghamshire

22% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

13% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Stapleford is 22% lower than the East Midlands and 13% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Stapleford Crime Rate Over Time

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Stapleford Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Stapleford 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 Stapleford

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021681,066
202063998
2019761,205
2018691,093
2017701,108
201650795

Crime in Stapleford Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Stapleford This Year

 StaplefordNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour41126.0735,09330.22 16% safer
Bicycle Theft211.331,2821.10 17% more dangerous
Burglary392.474,2773.68 49% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1298.1810,3418.91 9% safer
Drugs352.223,9863.43 55% safer
Other Crime261.652,5672.21 34% safer
Other Theft734.637,0176.04 30% safer
Possession of Weapons140.891,0670.92 3.4% safer
Public Order764.827,6826.62 37% safer
Robbery90.577610.66 16% safer
Shoplifting895.658,7167.51 33% safer
Theft From the Person60.388400.72 89% safer
Vehicle Crime774.885,3054.57 6% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences47229.9434,85330.02 0.27% safer

Stapleford Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Cotgrave38247.0844% safer
Balderton49348.8338% safer
Selston67153.7426% safer
Mansfield Woodhouse1,11459.5314% safer
Warsop83766.152.2% safer
Stapleford1,06667.61-
Ollerton and Boughton77070.293.8% more dangerous
Retford1,83779.4815% more dangerous
Harworth Bircotes70582.8818% more dangerous
Eastwood1,02090.5825% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Stapleford

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Recent Crimes in Stapleford

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Wellspring DaleInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Broad Oak DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Wesleyan Chapel WalkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near High StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Brookhill StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Gibbons AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Manor AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Furlong CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near High StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Broad Oak DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Shanklin DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gibbons AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Stapleford Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour25244426 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.51.10.441.3 Getting worse
Burglary862.42.5 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9988 Safer
Drugs1.01.12.02.2 Getting worse
Other Crime1.52.01.31.6No change
Other Theft774.54.6 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.320.510.630.89 Getting worse
Public Order4.24.764.8 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.700.630.630.57 Safer
Shoplifting4.464.46 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.381.00.630.38 Safer
Vehicle Crime663.84.9 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25322930 Getting worse

Changes In Stapleford's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Stapleford's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Hickings Lane Recreation Ground23122617

Comparing Stapleford to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.080.79% safer
Stapleford67.61-
Croydon82.4818% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0525% more dangerous
Bristol90.5225% more dangerous
Coventry102.2434% more dangerous
Leicester111.5939% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0645% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6448% more dangerous
Bradford132.2849% more dangerous
Leeds150.9455% more dangerous

Crime in Stapleford's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Stapleford North45670First
Stapleford South62167Second

Crime in Stapleford During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Stapleford change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Stapleford saw a 500% increase in drugs. Stapleford saw a large fall in vehicle crime during December, when it fell by 90% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+53%+207%+307%+73%+82%+64%+68%+65%+63%+69%
Bicycle Theft---67%------50%-
Burglary-67%-71%-63%-38%--67%-60%-38%-63%+50%
Criminal Damage and Arson+50%-25%-38%-42%-6%-41%+30%-53%-20%-50%
Drugs+300%-+300%+100%+200%-+200%-50%-50%+500%
Other Crime-40%-67%+200%--75%--+100%--
Other Theft-40%-89%-50%-38%-43%-75%-17%+100%--47%
Possession of Weapons-----33%---50%--
Public Order-13%-50%+117%+33%-+30%--20%+120%+40%
Robbery---+100%------
Shoplifting-30%-55%-78%-20%-40%+50%-44%+120%+500%+25%
Theft From the Person+300%---50%---67%--50%-
Vehicle Crime-+50%-50%+75%-71%+100%--57%-55%-90%
Violence and Sexual Offences+19%-23%+8%-45%-18%-16%+26%-26%+9%-16%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Stapleford

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

How dangerous is Stapleford?
Stapleford is among the top 5 most dangerous small town in Nottinghamshire.

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

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

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