Frimley Crime Overview

Frimley is among the top 10 safest small towns in Surrey, and is the 49th safest overall out of Surrey's 105 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Frimley in 2020 was 49 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Surrey's overall crime rate, coming in 3.5% lower than the Surrey rate of 50 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Frimley is the 385th safest small town, and the 3,201st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2018, Frimley had the worst crime rate in Surrey for robbery, with 13 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.67 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Frimley are violence and sexual offences, with 395 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 20. This is 24% higher than 2019's figure of 299 offences and a difference of 4.96 from 2019's crime rate of 15. Frimley's least common crime is theft from the person, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 6 crimes.

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Crime in Frimley Compared To Surrey

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Summary of Crimes in Frimley This Year

 FrimleySurrey 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour33417.2324,96320.8821% safer
Bicycle Theft70.361,2681.06194% safer
Burglary773.973,6503.0523% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson844.337,3226.1241% safer
Drugs502.582,7712.3210% more dangerous
Other Crime221.131,3391.120.88% more dangerous
Other Theft653.354,9354.1323% safer
Possession of Weapons90.465330.452.2% more dangerous
Public Order1135.837,5216.298% safer
Robbery70.363690.3114% more dangerous
Shoplifting432.222,9472.4611% safer
Theft From the Person30.153640.30100% safer
Vehicle Crime703.614,9294.1214% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences39520.3822,38018.728% more dangerous

Frimley Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Worplesdon22225.1594% safer
Ash45825.4991% safer
Cranleigh44035.8236% safer
Haslemere67738.7226% safer
Warlingham40247.562.5% safer
Frimley94548.75-
Caterham-on-the-Hill68449.551.6% more dangerous
Reigate1,20550.954.3% more dangerous
Windlesham88851.606% more dangerous
Godalming1,35959.5318% more dangerous
Caterham Valley57761.4421% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Frimley

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Frimley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour17181317Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.521.21.10.36Safer
Burglary2.954.94.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6764.3Safer
Drugs0.981.92.22.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.10.930.981.1Getting worse
Other Theft6763.4Safer
Possession of Weapons0.150.310.520.46Getting worse
Public Order4.5656Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.980.460.36Safer
Shoplifting3.94.052.2Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.210.310.310.15Safer
Vehicle Crime2.74.13.23.6Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences15131520Getting worse

Changes In Frimley's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Frimley's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Frimley that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Frimley Green Recreation Ground11----01.5

Comparing Frimley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Frimley48.75-
Barnet67.7128% more dangerous
Coventry77.4137% more dangerous
Croydon83.2241% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8143% more dangerous
Bristol86.2143% more dangerous
Leicester97.4450% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8753% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2855% more dangerous
Bradford133.0263% more dangerous
Leeds137.1064% more dangerous

Crime in Frimley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Frimley49275First
Frimley Green18133Second

Crime in Frimley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

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

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+6%+133%+138%+28%+19%+133%-52%+6%+46%+10%
Bicycle Theft---50%-----50%--67%
Burglary+500%--50%-33%+33%-50%+63%-11%-33%-69%
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%-44%+30%-33%-55%-36%+225%-30%-46%-42%
Drugs+75%-63%+150%+133%+50%+50%-71%+100%+67%-
Other Crime-50%+100%---50%-+300%---
Other Theft-78%-81%-50%-50%+83%-17%-56%+167%+100%-
Possession of Weapons--+200%-+50%-----
Public Order-33%+44%-33%+11%-13%+167%+125%+67%-33%-57%
Robbery--------+100%-
Shoplifting+133%-75%+25%-56%-29%-40%-83%-70%-81%-
Vehicle Crime+133%+500%-80%-44%-71%+20%-33%-+167%-28%
Violence and Sexual Offences-3%+18%+172%-22%+7%+24%+48%+8%+53%+65%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Frimley

What police force serves Frimley?
Frimley's local territorial police force is the Surrey Police.
How dangerous is Frimley?
Frimley is among the top 10 safest small towns in Surrey.
What is Frimley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Frimley are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Frimley?
Frimley's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021