Trident Crime Overview

Trident is among the top 20 safest small towns in West Yorkshire, and is the 53rd safest overall out of West Yorkshire's 121 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Trident in 2020 was 61 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 70% lower than the West Yorkshire rate of 104 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Trident is the 303rd most dangerous small town, and the 1,998th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Trident was the worst small town in West Yorkshire for robbery, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.24 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2020 was also a bad month for Trident residents, when it was West Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for bicycle theft, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.05 per 1,000 residents. Trident recorded 2 reports of theft from the person during August 2020, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for theft from the person in West Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Trident are violence and sexual offences, with 639 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 31. This is 1.1% higher than 2019's figure of 632 offences and a difference of 0.33 from 2019's crime rate of 30. Trident's least common crime is shoplifting, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 800% from 2019's figure of 9 crimes.

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Crime in Trident Compared To West Yorkshire

Summary of Crimes in Trident This Year

 TridentWest Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1718.1748,24020.68153% safer
Bicycle Theft50.241,7620.76217% safer
Burglary864.1115,1026.4757% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1466.9725,48710.9357% safer
Drugs602.878,3433.5825% safer
Other Crime391.866,6132.8453% safer
Other Theft813.8716,3707.0281% safer
Possession of Weapons160.762,1200.9120% safer
Public Order1255.9730,32813.00118% safer
Robbery231.102,4431.054.5% more dangerous
Shoplifting10.0511,6474.999880% safer
Theft From the Person70.332,0400.87164% safer
Vehicle Crime532.5313,6605.86132% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences63930.52107,15745.9451% safer

Trident Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ilkley73349.4924% safer
Silsden42751.0920% safer
Garforth73951.0920% safer
Otley70651.2319% safer
Kippax56059.512.8% safer
Trident1,28161.19-
Meltham54861.220.05% more dangerous
Guiseley81466.077% more dangerous
Ossett1,45966.308% more dangerous
Horsforth1,33367.449% more dangerous
Mirfield1,34967.6410% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Trident

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Trident Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1113108Safer
Bicycle Theft0.190.140.570.24Safer
Burglary7754.1Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7987Safer
Drugs1.21.21.42.9Getting worse
Other Crime1.22.02.01.9Getting worse
Other Theft4.7663.9Safer
Possession of Weapons0.290.910.530.76Getting worse
Public Order4.0676Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.761.61.41.1Safer
Shoplifting0.050.140.430.05Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.480.670.480.33Safer
Vehicle Crime3.44.44.22.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21243031Getting worse

Changes In Trident's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Trident to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Trident61.19-
Barnet67.7110% more dangerous
Coventry77.4121% more dangerous
Croydon83.2226% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8129% more dangerous
Bristol86.2129% more dangerous
Leicester97.4437% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8741% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2843% more dangerous
Bradford133.0254% more dangerous
Leeds137.1055% more dangerous

Crime in Trident's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bowling Park1,129149Second
Holme Top1,581163First

Crime in Trident During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Trident change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Trident saw a 500% increase in drugs. Trident saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 80% compared to May in 2019. Vehicle Crime saw a fall in every month of Trident's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+83%-62%-67%-5%-32%-31%--52%+100%-6%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary+17%+200%-80%-33%-73%-17%+167%-11%-53%-14%
Criminal Damage and Arson+60%-15%-43%-8%-13%--11%-38%+8%-15%
Drugs+500%+500%+67%+33%+150%+75%+100%-+200%+25%
Other Crime-40%+33%-33%-+100%-25%-20%-33%+100%-
Other Theft-36%-50%--42%-67%-18%--36%+14%-33%
Possession of Weapons------33%----
Public Order+22%-10%-44%-56%+11%-24%-22%-30%+18%-13%
Robbery-+50%-80%-+300%-60%-67%--33%+150%
Theft From the Person---50%--+100%---50%-
Vehicle Crime+75%-17%-67%-70%-55%-44%-57%-67%-78%-20%
Violence and Sexual Offences+26%-13%+47%-11%-34%+39%-11%+4%+23%-7%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Trident

What police force serves Trident?
Trident's local territorial police force is the West Yorkshire Police.
How dangerous is Trident?
Trident is among the top 20 safest small towns in West Yorkshire.
What is Trident's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Trident are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Trident?
Trident's least common crime is shoplifting.

Last updated: 07 May 2021