Warsop Crime Overview

Warsop is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 41st most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Warsop in 2020 was 72 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 2.3% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Warsop is the 182nd most dangerous small town, and the 1,330th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2020, Warsop was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for burglary, with 10 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.79 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Warsop residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 13 crimes at a rate of 1.0 per 1,000 residents. Warsop recorded 6 reports of drugs during July 2020, making its crime rate of 0.47 the worst small town for drugs in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Warsop are violence and sexual offences, with 457 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 36. This is 1.8% lower than 2019's figure of 465 offences and a difference of 0.63 from 2019's crime rate of 37. Warsop's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 400% from 2019's figure of 10 crimes.

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Crime in Warsop Compared To Nottinghamshire

Summary of Crimes in Warsop This Year

 WarsopNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour48838.5742,34436.475% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft60.471,3371.15145% safer
Burglary524.115,3854.6413% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson13410.599,8068.4520% more dangerous
Drugs302.374,1093.5449% safer
Other Crime292.292,6512.280.44% more dangerous
Other Theft614.826,7615.8221% safer
Possession of Weapons120.959910.8511% more dangerous
Public Order634.986,8495.9018% safer
Robbery30.247970.69188% safer
Shoplifting90.717,7256.65837% safer
Theft From the Person20.161,0720.92475% safer
Vehicle Crime503.955,9115.0929% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences45736.1231,87527.4524% more dangerous

Warsop Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Selston63951.1840% safer
Balderton60059.4321% safer
Mansfield Woodhouse1,12860.2819% safer
Stapleford1,00563.7413% safer
Ollerton and Boughton77070.292.1% safer
Warsop90871.76-
Retford1,84579.8210% more dangerous
Harworth Bircotes71984.5315% more dangerous
Eastwood1,131100.4429% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Warsop

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Warsop Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour28322539Getting worse
Bicycle Theft-0.320.470.47Getting worse
Burglary3.42.72.94.1Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson1291111Safer
Drugs0.870.871.92.4Getting worse
Other Crime0.791.62.72.3Getting worse
Other Theft8864.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.470.631.60.95Getting worse
Public Order3.364.75.0Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.080.160.630.24Safer
Shoplifting0.551.22.10.71Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.240.320.790.16Safer
Vehicle Crime63.93.84.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences28333736Getting worse

Changes In Warsop's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Warsop to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.716% safer
Warsop71.76-
Coventry77.417% more dangerous
Croydon83.2214% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8116% more dangerous
Bristol86.2117% more dangerous
Leicester97.4426% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8730% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2833% more dangerous
Bradford133.0246% more dangerous
Leeds137.1048% more dangerous

Crime in Warsop's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Church Warsop & Meden Vale45171Second
Market Warsop45773First

Crime in Warsop During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Warsop change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Warsop saw a 300% increase in burglary. Warsop saw a large fall in burglary during April, when it fell by 83% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+33%+73%+123%+14%+28%+62%+212%+148%+60%+35%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary--83%+300%-60%-33%+50%+133%+233%+50%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson+43%-44%+9%-15%-8%-33%+63%+18%+9%-13%
Drugs-75%-+150%-+20%-+150%--+100%
Other Crime--25%-67%--40%-+33%-67%--
Other Theft+40%-60%-71%-67%+14%-50%-14%+14%-67%+250%
Possession of Weapons-------50%---
Public Order-+100%-25%+67%+20%-25%+33%+50%+25%-67%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting-67%-----60%----50%
Vehicle Crime+300%+100%-80%-50%-43%+100%+100%+13%+25%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+5%-33%+3%-14%+30%-4%+54%-32%-17%-42%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Warsop

What police force serves Warsop?
Warsop's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.
How dangerous is Warsop?
Warsop is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire.
What is Warsop's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Warsop are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Warsop?
Warsop's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021