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Crime and Safety in Dinnington St. John's

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Dinnington St. John's is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Yorkshire, and is the 32nd most dangerous overall out of South Yorkshire's 110 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Dinnington St. John's in 2021 was 103 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to South Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 8% higher than the South Yorkshire rate of 94 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Dinnington St. John's is the 72nd most dangerous small town, and the 519th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2021, Dinnington St. John's was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in South Yorkshire for robbery, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.33 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Dinnington St. John's residents, when it was South Yorkshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for theft from the person, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.33 per 1,000 residents. Dinnington St. John's recorded 3 reports of possession of weapons during October 2018, making its crime rate of 0.33 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for possession of weapons in South Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Dinnington St. John's are violence and sexual offences, with 397 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 44. This is 12% higher than 2020's figure of 348 offences and a difference of 5.40 from 2020's crime rate of 38. Dinnington St. John's's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Dinnington St. John's 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, South Yorkshire

5% higher, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

29% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Dinnington St. John's is 5% higher than Yorkshire and The Humber and 29% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Dinnington St. John's Crime Rate Over Time

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Dinnington St. John's Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Dinnington St. John's 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 Dinnington St. John's

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021103931
202088799
2019103937
2018107974
201799895
201686783

Crime in Dinnington St. John's Compared To South Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Dinnington St. John's This Year

 Dinnington St. John'sSouth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour21123.2427,46519.49 16% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft20.221,0020.71 223% safer
Burglary454.969,3466.63 34% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson12313.5515,61911.09 18% more dangerous
Drugs242.643,9502.80 6% safer
Other Crime303.304,5693.24 1.8% more dangerous
Other Theft556.069,3336.62 9% safer
Possession of Weapons101.101,4551.03 6% more dangerous
Public Order9710.6914,91610.59 0.94% more dangerous
Robbery101.101,3970.99 10% more dangerous
Shoplifting626.836,6454.72 31% more dangerous
Theft From the Person40.448100.57 30% safer
Vehicle Crime727.939,6946.88 13% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences39743.7353,62338.06 13% more dangerous

Dinnington St. John's Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hatfield1,55088.1316% safer
Royston94388.6316% safer
Maltby1,50691.4312% safer
Thorne1,67194.638% safer
Adwick le Street1,843100.042.5% safer
Dinnington St. John's931102.56-
Brierley828106.693.9% more dangerous
Conisbrough1,744109.877% more dangerous
Worsbrough1,027115.1011% more dangerous
Rawmarsh2,301120.0915% more dangerous
Mexborough1,870120.1015% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Dinnington St. John's

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Recent Crimes in Dinnington St. John's

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near South StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Edward StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Leopold StreetFurther action is not in the public interest
March 2022BurglaryOn or near St Joseph'S CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022DrugsOn or near Addison SquareUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Plantation CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bus/Coach StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Clarence StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Princess StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lordens HillUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hunters DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Eastern CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Addison SquareFurther action is not in the public interest
March 2022BurglaryOn or near New StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Byron RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Shakespeare DriveFurther action is not in the public interest
March 2022Other theftOn or near Carver DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Whitehead CloseFurther investigation is not in the public interest
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hunters DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Dinnington St. John's Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour28252323 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.330.220.220.22 Safer
Burglary11965.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson15161214 Safer
Drugs1.81.22.02.6 Getting worse
Other Crime3.23.03.43.3 Getting worse
Other Theft1374.86 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.990.440.331.1 Getting worse
Public Order89911 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.660.550.991.1 Getting worse
Shoplifting13104.67 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.440.22-0.44 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.5678 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences36403844 Getting worse

Changes In Dinnington St. John's's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Dinnington St. John's's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Dinnington St. John's that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Dinnington Town Football Club-----10.30

Comparing Dinnington St. John's to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.93157% safer
Birmingham49.60107% safer
Barnet67.0853% safer
Croydon82.4824% safer
Sheffield90.0314% safer
Bristol90.5213% safer
Dinnington St. John's102.56-
Leicester111.598% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0617% more dangerous
Bradford132.2822% more dangerous
Leeds150.9432% more dangerous

Crime in Dinnington St. John's's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Dinnington73091First
Laughton & Throapham49965Second

Crime in Dinnington St. John's During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Dinnington St. John's change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Dinnington St. John's saw a 600% increase in vehicle crime. Dinnington St. John's saw a large fall in public order during November, when it fell by 89% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-32%+45%-35%-14%+63%-9%+15%-5%+18%-
Burglary+17%-83%-38%-88%-40%--83%-60%+33%+50%
Criminal Damage and Arson-10%-40%-25%-25%-44%-43%--60%+13%-27%
Drugs--------+100%-
Other Crime--33%-33%+100%+100%+50%-33%-40%-+20%
Other Theft-40%-50%-17%-50%-33%-25%-40%-17%-75%-40%
Possession of Weapons----------50%
Public Order-63%-67%-+450%-42%+67%+14%+17%-89%+250%
Robbery+200%-------+100%-
Shoplifting--78%--67%-33%-25%-67%+17%+100%-
Vehicle Crime-33%+67%+25%-33%+600%--88%-25%-29%+500%
Violence and Sexual Offences+21%-48%-+30%-40%-13%+10%-18%+25%+10%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Dinnington St. John's

What police force serves Dinnington St. John's?
Dinnington St. John's's local territorial police force is the South Yorkshire Police.

How dangerous is Dinnington St. John's?
Dinnington St. John's is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Yorkshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Dinnington St. John's?
Dinnington St. John's's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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