Stapleford Crime Overview

Stapleford is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 54th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stapleford in 2020 was 64 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 15% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stapleford is the 266th most dangerous small town, and the 1,820th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Stapleford was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for burglary, with 7 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.44 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Stapleford residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 6 crimes at a rate of 0.38 per 1,000 residents. Stapleford recorded 10 reports of other theft during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.63 the worst small town for other theft in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Stapleford are violence and sexual offences, with 460 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 29. This is 11% lower than 2019's figure of 511 offences and a difference of 3.23 from 2019's crime rate of 32. Stapleford's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 7 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 157% from 2019's figure of 18 crimes.

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Crime in Stapleford Compared To Nottinghamshire

Summary of Crimes in Stapleford This Year

 StaplefordNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour69343.9642,34436.4717% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft70.441,3371.15161% safer
Burglary392.475,3854.6488% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1267.999,8068.456% safer
Drugs322.034,1093.5474% safer
Other Crime211.332,6512.2871% safer
Other Theft714.506,7615.8229% safer
Possession of Weapons100.639910.8535% safer
Public Order905.716,8495.903.3% safer
Robbery100.637970.6910% safer
Shoplifting694.387,7256.6552% safer
Theft From the Person100.631,0720.9246% safer
Vehicle Crime603.815,9115.0934% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences46029.1831,87527.456% more dangerous

Stapleford Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Calverton34445.7139% safer
Ruddington37747.9933% safer
Selston63951.1825% safer
Balderton60059.437% safer
Mansfield Woodhouse1,12860.286% safer
Stapleford1,00563.74-
Ollerton and Boughton77070.299% more dangerous
Warsop90871.7611% more dangerous
Retford1,84579.8220% more dangerous
Harworth Bircotes71984.5325% more dangerous
Eastwood1,131100.4437% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Stapleford

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Stapleford Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour32252444Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.821.51.10.44Safer
Burglary9962.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson11998Safer
Drugs0.951.01.12.0Getting worse
Other Crime1.51.52.01.3Safer
Other Theft7774.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.060.320.510.63Getting worse
Public Order3.54.34.86Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.820.700.630.63Safer
Shoplifting64.464.4Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.380.381.00.63Getting worse
Vehicle Crime8663.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22253229Getting 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 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Hickings Lane Recreation Ground23122617

Comparing Stapleford to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Stapleford63.74-
Barnet67.716% more dangerous
Coventry77.4118% more dangerous
Croydon83.2223% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8126% more dangerous
Bristol86.2126% more dangerous
Leicester97.4435% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8738% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2841% more dangerous
Bradford133.0252% more dangerous
Leeds137.1054% more dangerous

Crime in Stapleford's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Stapleford North42365First
Stapleford South58663Second

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 91% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+53%+207%+311%+76%+78%+68%+68%+59%+63%+69%
Bicycle Theft---67%------50%-
Burglary-67%-71%-63%-38%--67%-60%-38%-63%+75%
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%-+40%--20%+120%+17%
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%-91%
Violence and Sexual Offences+22%-23%+8%-43%-19%-18%+26%-26%+6%-18%

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 10 most dangerous small towns 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 bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021