Crime in Tyrone

Tyrone is among the top 20 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Tyrone in 2020 was 57 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 26 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Tyrone's larger towns and cities, Dungannon is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Strabane, and Cookstown comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Tyrone, starting with Omagh Town which ranks as the safest area in Tyrone, followed up by Cookstown in second place, and Strabane in third place.

Crime Map of Tyrone

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Tyrone Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour4,04050.16
Bicycle Theft220.27
Burglary2032.52
Criminal Damage and Arson92211.45
Drugs3464.30
Other Crime1511.87
Other Theft3173.94
Possession of Weapons470.58
Public Order560.70
Robbery180.22
Shoplifting2973.69
Theft From the Person60.07
Vehicle Crime1061.32
Violence and Sexual Offences2,09225.98

Tyrone's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Tyrone
Cookstown620536% safer
Dungannon9856917% more dangerous
Omagh Town1,0195210% safer
Strabane8496412% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Tyrone

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour41403950Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.160.070.250.27Getting worse
Burglary3.42.93.42.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson11111211Getting worse
Drugs2.93.64.64.3Getting worse
Other Crime1.61.72.11.9Getting worse
Other Theft6653.9Safer
Possession of Weapons0.460.530.460.58Getting worse
Public Order0.470.170.570.70Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.190.340.290.22Safer
Shoplifting4.14.453.7Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.270.220.370.07Safer
Vehicle Crime1.81.91.61.3Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences24242626Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021