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Crime and Safety in Kingsbury

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Kingsbury is the second most dangerous small towns in Warwickshire, and is the 81st most dangerous overall out of Warwickshire's 214 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Kingsbury in 2021 was 49 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Warwickshire's overall crime rate, coming in 30% lower than the Warwickshire rate of 63 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Kingsbury is the 324th safest small town, and the 3,404th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2021, Kingsbury was the worst small town in Warwickshire for burglary, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.51 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Kingsbury residents, when it was Warwickshire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 10 crimes at a rate of 1.3 per 1,000 residents. Kingsbury recorded 1 report of other crime during December 2021, making its crime rate of 0.13 the worst small town for other crime in Warwickshire that month.

The most common crimes in Kingsbury are violence and sexual offences, with 194 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 13% lower than 2020's figure of 220 offences and a difference of 3.34 from 2020's crime rate of 28. Kingsbury's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Kingsbury 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Warwickshire

83% lower, regional crime rate

West Midlands

57% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Kingsbury is 83% lower than the West Midlands and 57% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Kingsbury Crime Rate Over Time

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Kingsbury Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Kingsbury 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 Kingsbury

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202149379
202058450
201957446
201856432
201751398
201643334

Crime in Kingsbury Compared To Warwickshire

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Summary of Crimes in Kingsbury This Year

 KingsburyWarwickshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour16821.6110,59818.34 15% more dangerous
Burglary232.961,7493.03 2.4% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson496.303,5686.17 2.1% more dangerous
Drugs40.511,1521.99 290% safer
Other Crime81.038231.42 38% safer
Other Theft192.443,1245.41 122% safer
Possession of Weapons81.034620.80 22% more dangerous
Public Order293.733,3775.84 57% safer
Robbery10.132940.51 292% safer
Shoplifting81.031,9783.42 232% safer
Vehicle Crime364.632,9815.16 11% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19424.9616,58028.69 15% safer

Kingsbury Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Kenilworth74434.4242% safer
Polesworth35640.0622% safer
Whitnash34540.2621% safer
Kingsbury37948.76-
Atherstone81486.1643% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Kingsbury

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Recent Crimes in Kingsbury

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022BurglaryOn or near HazelcroftInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dexter CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Coventry RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Barlow CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Glenville AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near St Peter'S PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Bodymoor Heath RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Ralph CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near The HawthornsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Pear Tree AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Clud DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bracebridge RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near HazelcroftInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Pear Tree AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Glenville AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pear Tree AvenueAction to be taken by another organisation
April 2022Other crimeOn or near HazelcroftAction to be taken by another organisation
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pear Tree AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Delves CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near PiccadillyInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Kingsbury Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour20172922 Safer
Burglary774.83.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6956 Safer
Drugs1.00.641.40.51 Safer
Other Crime0.770.900.511.0 Getting worse
Other Theft3.22.84.22.4 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.390.640.131.0 Getting worse
Public Order2.43.63.23.7 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.390.260.130.13 Safer
Shoplifting3.01.71.41.0 Safer
Vehicle Crime10984.6 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21222825 Getting worse

Changes In Kingsbury's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Kingsbury's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Kingsbury that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Hurley Kings Football Club2----11.0

Comparing Kingsbury to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Kingsbury48.76-
Barnet67.0827% more dangerous
Croydon82.4841% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0546% more dangerous
Bristol90.5246% more dangerous
Coventry102.2452% more dangerous
Leicester111.5956% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0660% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6462% more dangerous
Bradford132.2863% more dangerous
Leeds150.9468% more dangerous

Crime in Kingsbury During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Kingsbury change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Kingsbury saw a 375% increase in anti-social behaviour. Kingsbury saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 83% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-27%+225%+242%+50%+375%--24%+30%+213%-9%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-+50%-17%-50%-33%---67%-25%+67%
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%-83%+67%-60%-50%-55%+67%-75%-80%-
Drugs--------50%-+100%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-67%+100%+100%+300%-50%+200%+200%-+100%+50%
Public Order-50%-+25%-+300%-75%+300%+67%-67%-
Shoplifting-67%-50%--67%------
Vehicle Crime--67%-73%-57%+300%+25%+50%-36%+80%-40%
Violence and Sexual Offences-13%+13%+80%+7%-24%+190%+171%+13%-47%-48%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Kingsbury

What police force serves Kingsbury?
Kingsbury's local territorial police force is the Warwickshire Police.

How dangerous is Kingsbury?
Kingsbury is the second most dangerous small town in Warwickshire.

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

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

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