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Crime and Safety in Horninglow and Eton

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Horninglow and Eton is the second most dangerous small town in Staffordshire, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Staffordshire's 197 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Horninglow and Eton in 2021 was 71 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Staffordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 15% higher than the Staffordshire rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Horninglow and Eton is the 238th most dangerous small town, and the 1,470th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2021, Horninglow and Eton was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Staffordshire for bicycle theft, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.26 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2021 was also a bad month for Horninglow and Eton residents, when it was Staffordshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for burglary, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.32 per 1,000 residents. Horninglow and Eton recorded 4 reports of drugs during December 2021, making its crime rate of 0.26 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for drugs in Staffordshire that month.

The most common crimes in Horninglow and Eton are violence and sexual offences, with 644 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 42. This is 62% higher than 2020's figure of 243 offences and a difference of 25.95 from 2020's crime rate of 16. Horninglow and Eton's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 5 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 80% from 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Horninglow and Eton 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Staffordshire

24% higher, regional crime rate

West Midlands

3.2% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Horninglow and Eton is 24% higher than the West Midlands and 3.2% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Horninglow and Eton Crime Rate Over Time

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Horninglow and Eton Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Horninglow and Eton 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 Horninglow and Eton

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021711,090
202029455
201961940
2018651,001
2017651,002
201663972

Crime in Horninglow and Eton Compared To Staffordshire

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Summary of Crimes in Horninglow and Eton This Year

 Horninglow and EtonStaffordshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour27717.9324,58421.65 21% safer
Bicycle Theft90.587140.63 9% safer
Burglary291.883,0972.73 45% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson936.027,8976.96 16% safer
Drugs342.201,1841.04 53% more dangerous
Other Crime221.421,1200.99 30% more dangerous
Other Theft875.635,7705.08 10% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons50.325250.46 44% safer
Public Order754.854,8144.24 13% more dangerous
Robbery110.716550.58 18% more dangerous
Shoplifting322.074,3123.80 84% safer
Vehicle Crime493.173,9303.46 9% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences64441.6833,89229.85 28% more dangerous

Horninglow and Eton Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Kidsgrove1,16849.3843% safer
Uttoxeter69051.2438% safer
Cheadle67455.6227% safer
Leek1,20856.9524% safer
Shobnall57869.162.0% safer
Horninglow and Eton1,09070.55-
Stapenhill58473.263.7% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Horninglow and Eton

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Recent Crimes in Horninglow and Eton

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Light Oaks CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Thornley StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near William StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Masefield CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near HospitalInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Victoria RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022DrugsOn or near Goodman StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rowton StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near St Mark'S RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park/Open SpaceUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Horninglow RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Meredith CloseFurther action is not in the public interest
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hornton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Barker Round WayUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near St Mary'S DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Castilla PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Victoria RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect

Horninglow and Eton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour40321318 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.20.650.190.58 Safer
Burglary4.43.22.11.9 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson792.66 Safer
Drugs1.72.11.22.2 Getting worse
Other Crime1.61.60.651.4 Safer
Other Theft64.91.86 Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.130.450.060.32 Safer
Public Order3.63.31.44.8 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.650.520.260.71 Safer
Shoplifting0.911.41.52.1 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.33.91.63.2 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences32301642 Getting worse

Changes In Horninglow and Eton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Horninglow and Eton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9377% safer
Birmingham49.6042% safer
Barnet67.085% safer
Horninglow and Eton70.55-
Croydon82.4814% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0322% more dangerous
Bristol90.5222% more dangerous
Leicester111.5937% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0643% more dangerous
Bradford132.2847% more dangerous
Leeds150.9453% more dangerous

Crime in Horninglow and Eton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Horninglow and Eton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Horninglow and Eton saw a 1,000% increase in shoplifting. Horninglow and Eton saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during September, when it fell by 97% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-34%+2%+12%-------24%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-50%-75%-80%-------67%
Criminal Damage and Arson-14%-71%-76%-91%------63%
Drugs+300%+200%+300%-------50%
Other Crime-25%-+100%-------
Other Theft-67%-17%-78%-------50%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-50%+50%------50%--
Robbery+100%---------
Shoplifting---------+1,000%
Vehicle Crime+150%-88%-81%-------50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-12%+7%-41%-96%-96%-96%-97%--+132%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Horninglow and Eton

What police force serves Horninglow and Eton?
Horninglow and Eton's local territorial police force is the Staffordshire Police.

How dangerous is Horninglow and Eton?
Horninglow and Eton is the second most dangerous small town in Staffordshire.

What is Horninglow and Eton's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Horninglow and Eton are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Horninglow and Eton?
Horninglow and Eton's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

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