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Crime and Safety in Great Cornard

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Great Cornard is among the top 10 safest small towns in Suffolk, and is the 38th most dangerous overall out of Suffolk's 461 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Great Cornard in 2021 was 63 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Suffolk's overall crime rate, coming in 0.41% lower than the Suffolk rate of 63 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Great Cornard is the 314th most dangerous small town, and the 1,941st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2021, Great Cornard was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Suffolk for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.21 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2020 was also a bad month for Great Cornard residents, when it was Suffolk's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.21 per 1,000 residents. Great Cornard recorded 8 reports of vehicle crime during October 2019, making its crime rate of 0.82 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for vehicle crime in Suffolk that month.

The most common crimes in Great Cornard are violence and sexual offences, with 343 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 35. This is 3.8% lower than 2020's figure of 356 offences and a difference of 1.33 from 2020's crime rate of 37. Great Cornard's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Great Cornard 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Suffolk

12% lower, regional crime rate

East of England

15% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Great Cornard is 12% lower than the East of England and 15% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Great Cornard Crime Rate Over Time

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Great Cornard Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Great Cornard 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 Great Cornard

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202163615
202072705
201963616
201861594
201746450
201648465

Crime in Great Cornard Compared To Suffolk

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Summary of Crimes in Great Cornard This Year

 Great CornardSuffolk 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour12012.318,79211.54 6% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft50.515570.73 43% safer
Burglary171.741,9802.60 49% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson636.465,1486.76 4.6% safer
Drugs141.441,4841.95 35% safer
Other Crime141.441,1371.49 3.5% safer
Other Theft252.563,5134.61 80% safer
Possession of Weapons30.314450.58 87% safer
Public Order818.315,4367.14 14% more dangerous
Robbery20.212610.34 62% safer
Shoplifting131.332,3693.11 134% safer
Theft From the Person10.103210.42 320% safer
Vehicle Crime343.492,1612.84 19% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences34335.1823,42330.75 13% more dangerous

Great Cornard Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Kesgrave38926.16141% safer
Carlton Colville36741.0754% safer
Hadleigh40345.1140% safer
Stowmarket1,29258.907% safer
Felixstowe1,49160.733.9% safer
Great Cornard61563.07-
Woodbridge50463.831.2% more dangerous
Brandon61465.724.0% more dangerous
Mildenhall73668.288% more dangerous
Beccles83880.7722% more dangerous
Newmarket1,61096.9935% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Great Cornard

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Recent Crimes in Great Cornard

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Butt RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Parking AreaLocal resolution
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dove House MeadowUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cherrytree RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mallard WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cat'S LaneAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dove House MeadowUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shelley AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Chelsworth AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near TopsfieldAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022DrugsOn or near GlensideOffender given a drugs possession warning
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Hartest WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Canhams RoadFormal action is not in the public interest
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pedestrian SubwayAction to be taken by another organisation
March 2022DrugsOn or near GlensideOffender given a drugs possession warning
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shelley AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Butt RoadFormal action is not in the public interest
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Head LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sheepshead HillFormal action is not in the public interest
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Cornerth CrescentAction to be taken by another organisation

Great Cornard Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour781412 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.620.510.820.51 Safer
Burglary2.82.63.31.7 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson117106 Safer
Drugs1.01.82.21.4 Getting worse
Other Crime1.01.01.11.4 Getting worse
Other Theft2.93.52.62.6 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.310.720.510.31 Safer
Public Order56108 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.100.310.210.21 Getting worse
Shoplifting2.04.22.81.3 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.210.31-0.10 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.62.72.63.5 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences31333735 Getting worse

Changes In Great Cornard's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Great Cornard to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9358% safer
Birmingham49.6027% safer
Great Cornard63.07-
Barnet67.086% more dangerous
Croydon82.4824% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0330% more dangerous
Bristol90.5230% more dangerous
Leicester111.5943% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0649% more dangerous
Bradford132.2852% more dangerous
Leeds150.9458% more dangerous

Crime in Great Cornard's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Great Cornard60662First

Crime in Great Cornard During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Great Cornard change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Great Cornard saw a 500% increase in other theft. Great Cornard saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 83% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour--+20%+88%+380%-27%+167%+43%+43%+300%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-60%+200%+200%--40%--50%+50%+100%+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson+40%+25%-+33%+160%+133%+43%-9%+17%-14%
Drugs-20%---50%-----+50%
Other Crime---67%-------
Other Theft--83%-+100%-75%-+500%-33%--
Possession of Weapons-50%---------
Public Order+14%+29%+250%+27%+300%+175%+67%+200%-14%+14%
Shoplifting-78%-67%-75%-75%--20%-75%--33%-40%
Vehicle Crime+100%+200%-60%-+200%-----
Violence and Sexual Offences+28%-17%+21%+19%+23%+45%+33%-61%+50%+141%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Great Cornard

What police force serves Great Cornard?
Great Cornard's local territorial police force is the Suffolk Constabulary.

How dangerous is Great Cornard?
Great Cornard is among the top 10 safest small towns in Suffolk.

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

What is the least common crime in Great Cornard?
Great Cornard's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

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