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Crime and Safety in Warsop

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Warsop is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 45th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Warsop in 2021 was 66 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 15% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Warsop is the 285th most dangerous small town, and the 1,762nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2021, Warsop was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for criminal damage and arson, with 14 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.1 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2021 was also a bad month for Warsop residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 6 crimes at a rate of 0.47 per 1,000 residents. Warsop recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during October 2021, making its crime rate of 0.16 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Warsop are violence and sexual offences, with 427 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 34. This is 7% lower than 2020's figure of 457 offences and a difference of 2.37 from 2020's crime rate of 36. Warsop's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Warsop 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Nottinghamshire

25% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

16% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Warsop is 25% lower than the East Midlands and 16% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Warsop Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Warsop 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 Warsop

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202166837
202072908
201975950
201869869
201764809
201650631

Crime in Warsop Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Warsop This Year

 WarsopNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour33726.6335,09330.22 13% safer
Burglary322.534,2773.68 45% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson14911.7810,3418.91 24% more dangerous
Drugs272.133,9863.43 61% safer
Other Crime383.002,5672.21 26% more dangerous
Other Theft493.877,0176.04 56% safer
Possession of Weapons110.871,0670.92 6% safer
Public Order624.907,6826.62 35% safer
Shoplifting20.168,7167.51 4594% safer
Theft From the Person10.088400.72 800% safer
Vehicle Crime393.085,3054.57 48% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences42733.7534,85330.02 11% more dangerous

Warsop Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ruddington36646.5942% safer
Cotgrave38247.0841% safer
Balderton49348.8335% safer
Selston67153.7423% safer
Mansfield Woodhouse1,11459.5311% safer
Warsop83766.15-
Stapleford1,06667.612.2% more dangerous
Ollerton and Boughton77070.296% more dangerous
Retford1,83779.4817% more dangerous
Harworth Bircotes70582.8820% more dangerous
Eastwood1,02090.5827% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Warsop

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Recent Crimes in Warsop

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Red Oaks CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Princess AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Bishops WalkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Lime CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Fell Wilson StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tuxford AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Fell Wilson GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near East StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Birch StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Rutland CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Longster LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Grove RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Iveagh CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Laurel AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Vickers StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Eastland TerraceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near River ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Cherry GroveUnable to prosecute suspect

Warsop Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour32253927 Safer
Burglary2.72.94.12.5 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9111112 Getting worse
Drugs0.871.92.42.1 Getting worse
Other Crime1.62.72.33.0 Getting worse
Other Theft864.83.9 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.631.60.950.87 Safer
Public Order64.75.04.9 Getting worse
Shoplifting1.22.10.710.16 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.320.790.160.08 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.93.84.03.1 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences33373634 Getting worse

Changes In Warsop's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Warsop to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Warsop66.15-
Barnet67.081.4% more dangerous
Croydon82.4820% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0527% more dangerous
Bristol90.5227% more dangerous
Coventry102.2435% more dangerous
Leicester111.5941% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0646% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6449% more dangerous
Bradford132.2850% more dangerous
Leeds150.9456% more dangerous

Crime in Warsop's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Church Warsop & Meden Vale42767First
Market Warsop41065Second

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 10 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).

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