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Crime and Safety in Reigate, Surrey

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Reigate is among the top 10 safest small towns in Surrey, and is the 51st safest overall out of Surrey's 105 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Reigate in 2021 was 45 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Surrey's overall crime rate, coming in 7% lower than the Surrey rate of 49 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Reigate is the 273rd safest small town, and the 3,861st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2017, Reigate had the worst crime rate in Surrey for robbery, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Reigate are violence and sexual offences, with 447 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 6% lower than 2020's figure of 474 offences and a difference of 1.14 from 2020's crime rate of 20. Reigate's least common crime is robbery, with 7 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 14% from 2020's figure of 6 crimes.

Reigate 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Surrey

58% lower, regional crime rate

South East

68% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Reigate is 58% lower than the South East and 68% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Reigate Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Reigate represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Reigate

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021451,074
2020511,205
2019531,254
2018491,157
2017491,153
2016451,058

Crime in Reigate Compared To Surrey

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Summary of Crimes in Reigate This Year

 ReigateSurrey 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour35014.8019,44616.26 10% safer
Bicycle Theft100.421,0900.91 117% safer
Burglary482.032,8872.41 19% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1124.746,4985.43 15% safer
Drugs421.782,0241.69 5% more dangerous
Other Crime190.801,1961.00 25% safer
Other Theft642.715,0164.19 55% safer
Possession of Weapons90.384560.380% safer
Public Order1777.487,6976.44 14% more dangerous
Robbery70.303250.27 10% more dangerous
Shoplifting602.542,8002.34 8% more dangerous
Theft From the Person120.514170.35 31% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime672.834,5303.79 34% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences44718.9023,35019.53 3.3% safer

Reigate Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Haslemere62235.5828% safer
Cranleigh48739.6415% safer
Worplesdon35239.8814% safer
Frimley85243.953.3% safer
Warlingham37544.362.4% safer
Reigate1,07445.41-
Windlesham79546.201.7% more dangerous
Caterham-on-the-Hill67448.837% more dangerous
Godalming1,15950.7711% more dangerous
Caterham Valley48851.9613% more dangerous
Dorking98255.7419% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Reigate

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Recent Crimes in Reigate

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near The BieldInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near London RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near High Trees RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Castlefield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Reigate Hill CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near North RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Felland WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Church WalkFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Other theftOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Stockton RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lynn WalkUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near St Lawrences WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Greystones DriveFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Doran DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Pilgrim MewsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Brownlow RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Prices LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near St Alban'S RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sandcross LaneUnable to prosecute suspect

Reigate Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour15122015 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.630.680.550.42 Safer
Burglary3.13.31.82.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6884.7 Safer
Drugs1.72.12.91.8 Getting worse
Other Crime1.11.11.10.80 Safer
Other Theft653.32.7 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.080.250.470.38 Getting worse
Public Order6687 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.380.510.250.30 Safer
Shoplifting2.92.41.92.5 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.550.510.300.51 Safer
Vehicle Crime4.04.43.12.8 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16192019 Getting worse

Changes In Reigate's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Reigate to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Reigate45.41-
Barnet67.0832% more dangerous
Croydon82.4845% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0550% more dangerous
Bristol90.5250% more dangerous
Coventry102.2456% more dangerous
Leicester111.5959% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0663% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6465% more dangerous
Bradford132.2866% more dangerous
Leeds150.9470% more dangerous

Crime in Reigate's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Reigate Central & Redhill Common56166First
Reigate Hill & Gatton37837Third
Reigate South Park27642Second

Crime in Reigate During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Reigate change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Reigate saw a 229% increase in public order. Reigate saw a large fall in vehicle crime during August, when it fell by 88% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+78%+110%+111%+39%+51%+96%+15%+41%+40%+54%
Bicycle Theft-67%----50%-----
Burglary-33%-86%+33%--40%-70%-50%-50%-+20%
Criminal Damage and Arson+127%-20%+14%+50%+8%+120%-55%-61%-47%-25%
Drugs+50%+67%-+11%+75%-17%---67%+25%
Other Crime-+50%-50%+100%---+50%-80%+50%
Other Theft-38%-75%-67%-27%-67%-53%--36%+71%-64%
Possession of Weapons--+100%-----+100%-
Public Order-8%+9%+22%+167%-31%+229%+88%-8%-55%+22%
Robbery---+100%------
Shoplifting-33%-67%-57%-60%+67%----67%+100%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+75%-74%-50%-20%+80%-88%-50%+14%--88%
Violence and Sexual Offences+18%-22%+19%-+8%+21%+34%-11%-23%-10%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Reigate

What police force serves Reigate?
Reigate's local territorial police force is the Surrey Police.

How dangerous is Reigate?
Reigate is among the top 10 safest small town in Surrey.

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

What is the least common crime in Reigate?
Reigate's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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