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Crime and Safety in Adwick le Street, South Yorkshire

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Adwick le Street is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Yorkshire, and is the 33rd most dangerous overall out of South Yorkshire's 110 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Adwick le Street in 2021 was 100 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to South Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 6% higher than the South Yorkshire rate of 94 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Adwick le Street is the 80th most dangerous small town, and the 561st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2021, Adwick le Street was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in South Yorkshire for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.11 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Adwick le Street residents, when it was South Yorkshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for criminal damage and arson, recording 27 crimes at a rate of 1.5 per 1,000 residents. Adwick le Street recorded 9 reports of other crime during September 2021, making its crime rate of 0.49 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for other crime in South Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Adwick le Street are violence and sexual offences, with 835 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 45. This is 21% higher than 2020's figure of 661 offences and a difference of 9.45 from 2020's crime rate of 36. Adwick le Street's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 400% from 2020's figure of 5 crimes.

Adwick le Street 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, South Yorkshire

3.0% higher, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

27% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Adwick le Street is 3.0% higher than Yorkshire and The Humber and 27% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Adwick le Street Crime Rate Over Time

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Adwick le Street Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Adwick le Street represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Adwick le Street

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211001,843
2020901,655
20191011,853
2018941,737
20171061,957
2016691,266

Crime in Adwick le Street Compared To South Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Adwick le Street This Year

 Adwick le StreetSouth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour40521.9827,46519.49 11% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft120.651,0020.71 9% safer
Burglary1005.439,3466.63 22% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson27214.7615,61911.09 25% more dangerous
Drugs412.233,9502.80 26% safer
Other Crime663.584,5693.24 9% more dangerous
Other Theft904.899,3336.62 35% safer
Possession of Weapons221.191,4551.03 13% more dangerous
Public Order20311.0214,91610.59 3.9% more dangerous
Robbery201.091,3970.99 9% more dangerous
Shoplifting573.096,6454.72 53% safer
Theft From the Person10.058100.57 1040% safer
Vehicle Crime1246.739,6946.88 2.2% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences83545.3353,62338.06 16% more dangerous

Adwick le Street Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Rossington1,17485.9716% safer
Hatfield1,55088.1314% safer
Royston94388.6313% safer
Maltby1,50691.439% safer
Thorne1,67194.636% safer
Adwick le Street1,843100.04-
Dinnington St. John's931102.562.5% more dangerous
Brierley828106.696% more dangerous
Conisbrough1,744109.879% more dangerous
Worsbrough1,027115.1013% more dangerous
Rawmarsh2,301120.0917% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Adwick le Street

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Recent Crimes in Adwick le Street

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Edwin RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ridgill AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near West AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Market StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Buttermere CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Willington RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Ash RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Central AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Hawthorne CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near New StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Lake RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Birch AvenueAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022DrugsOn or near SupermarketOffender given a caution
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Shaftsbury AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Woodside RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Bicycle theftOn or near French StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Stafford RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Edward RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Adwick le Street Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour29232422 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.810.600.430.65 Safer
Burglary8995 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson15151215 Safer
Drugs1.11.01.52.2 Getting worse
Other Crime2.94.14.63.6 Getting worse
Other Theft7114.24.9 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.760.650.711.2 Getting worse
Public Order981011 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.870.490.921.1 Getting worse
Shoplifting553.13.1 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.430.220.270.05 Safer
Vehicle Crime8887 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences36393645 Getting worse

Changes In Adwick le Street's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Adwick le Street to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.93151% safer
Birmingham49.60102% safer
Barnet67.0849% safer
Croydon82.4821% safer
Sheffield90.0311% safer
Bristol90.5211% safer
Adwick le Street100.04-
Leicester111.5910% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0619% more dangerous
Bradford132.2824% more dangerous
Leeds150.9434% more dangerous

Crime in Adwick le Street's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Adwick le Street & Woodlands1,260115First
Carcroft75894Second

Crime in Adwick le Street During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Adwick le Street change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Adwick le Street saw a 300% increase in drugs. Adwick le Street saw a large fall in shoplifting during April, when it fell by 86% compared to April in 2019. Other Theft saw a fall in every month of Adwick le Street's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-36%+28%+94%+43%-50%-27%+60%+86%+61%-3%
Bicycle Theft----50%-+100%-50%---
Burglary+7%+8%-42%-43%-44%-61%+83%-9%+200%+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson-40%-18%-25%-10%-55%-41%+21%-18%+11%+4%
Drugs---75%+100%-+200%+300%-50%-+33%
Other Crime-71%-33%-13%--22%+56%+300%+14%+75%+75%
Other Theft-28%-67%-50%-56%-68%-83%-36%-85%--25%
Possession of Weapons---60%------+100%
Public Order-18%-29%+133%+42%+13%+31%-50%+64%-33%+36%
Robbery-----50%+100%----
Shoplifting-74%-86%-43%-50%-69%-75%-20%-+200%+100%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+17%-69%--27%-31%+9%+57%+85%+40%-7%
Violence and Sexual Offences+20%-25%-39%-39%+7%+27%+2%-6%-42%+10%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Adwick le Street

What police force serves Adwick le Street?
Adwick le Street's local territorial police force is the South Yorkshire Police.

How dangerous is Adwick le Street?
Adwick le Street is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Yorkshire.

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

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

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