Carlton Colville is the second safest small town in Suffolk, and is the 109th most dangerous overall out of Suffolk's 461 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Carlton Colville in 2021 was 41 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Suffolk's overall crime rate, coming in 54% lower than the Suffolk rate of 63 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Carlton Colville is the 213rd safest small town, and the 4,513rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In January 2021, Carlton Colville was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Suffolk for other crime, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.22 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2017 was also a bad month for Carlton Colville residents, when it was Suffolk's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.11 per 1,000 residents. Carlton Colville recorded 9 reports of vehicle crime during August 2017, making its crime rate of 1.0 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for vehicle crime in Suffolk that month.
The most common crimes in Carlton Colville are violence and sexual offences, with 224 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 21% higher than 2020's figure of 176 offences and a difference of 5.37 from 2020's crime rate of 20. Carlton Colville's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 500% from 2020's figure of 6 crimes.
Small Towns, Suffolk
71% lower, regional crime rate
East of England
77% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Carlton Colville is 71% lower than the East of England and 77% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Carlton Colville 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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Last updated: 11 May, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||68||7.61||8,792||11.54||52% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||1||0.11||557||0.73||564% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||45||5.04||5,148||6.76||34% safer|
|Other Crime||11||1.23||1,137||1.49||21% safer|
|Other Theft||17||1.90||3,513||4.61||143% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||3||0.34||445||0.58||71% safer|
|Public Order||34||3.80||5,436||7.14||88% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||11||1.23||2,161||2.84||131% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||224||25.07||23,423||30.75||23% safer|
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|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Chislehurst Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Coverdale||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Ridgeville||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other crime||On or near Hall Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Keel Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Douglas Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Martin Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Bloodmoor Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Thornycroft Gardens||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Coverdale||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Martin Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|February 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Broadoak Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Ullswater||Action to be taken by another organisation|
|February 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Dalehaven||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|February 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Glenbourne Walk||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Beverley Court||Formal action is not in the public interest|
|February 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Rushlake Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|February 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Ridgeville||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|February 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Ranville||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Other theft||On or near Borrow Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||8||7||11||8||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||5||3.7||3.2||5||Getting worse|
|Other Crime||0.22||1.1||0.11||1.2||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.22||0.22||0.45||0.34||Getting worse|
|Public Order||2.9||2.9||3.5||3.8||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||17||24||20||25||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Birmingham||49.60||17% more dangerous|
|Barnet||67.08||39% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||50% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.03||54% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||55% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||63% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||67% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||69% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||73% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Carlton Colville change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Carlton Colville saw a 1,000% increase in vehicle crime. Carlton Colville saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during May, when it fell by 85% compared to May in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-||-25%||-||-83%||-||-||-||-||+300%||-75%|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-61%||-79%||-85%||-59%||-57%||-25%||+60%||-54%||+222%||+375%|