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Crime and Safety in Trident

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Trident is the most dangerous small towns in West Yorkshire, and is the most dangerous overall out of West Yorkshire's 118 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Trident in 2021 was 163 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to West Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 31% higher than the West Yorkshire rate of 113 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Trident is among the top 10 most dangerous small town, and the 132nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2021, Trident was the worst small town in West Yorkshire for criminal damage and arson, with 36 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.7 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Trident residents, when it was West Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 19 crimes at a rate of 0.91 per 1,000 residents. Trident recorded 11 reports of other crime during July 2021, making its crime rate of 0.53 the worst small town for other crime in West Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Trident are violence and sexual offences, with 1,628 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 78. This is 0.12% higher than 2020's figure of 1,626 offences and a difference of 0.09 from 2020's crime rate of 78. Trident's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 10 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 10% from 2020's figure of 9 crimes.

Trident 2022 Crime Scorecard

Most Dangerous

Small Towns, West Yorkshire

41% higher, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

53% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Trident is 41% higher than Yorkshire and The Humber and 53% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Trident Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Trident 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 Trident

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211633,422
20201673,503
20191783,729
20181743,647
20171402,940
20161242,596

Crime in Trident Compared To West Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Trident This Year

 TridentWest Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour46522.2137,27115.98 28% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft100.481,8150.78 62% safer
Burglary1356.4511,8695.09 21% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson38218.2525,78711.06 39% more dangerous
Drugs26412.617,8663.37 73% more dangerous
Other Crime844.016,2402.68 33% more dangerous
Other Theft23010.9917,2507.40 33% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons462.202,1340.91 59% more dangerous
Public Order47522.6937,73016.18 29% more dangerous
Robbery301.432,2520.97 32% more dangerous
Shoplifting200.9612,8335.50 473% safer
Theft From the Person190.912,2220.95 4.4% safer
Vehicle Crime994.7313,2225.67 20% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences1,62877.76122,10552.35 33% more dangerous

Trident Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
South Kirkby and Moorthorpe1,383119.0937% safer
Hemsworth1,718121.5335% safer
Heckmondwike1,645130.6425% safer
Cleckheaton1,520135.0421% safer
Knottingley1,899136.1120% safer
Trident3,422163.46-

Crime Over Time in Trident

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Recent Crimes in Trident

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Evens TerraceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dalcross GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Baxandall StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Vere SquareInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hastings TerraceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Delamere StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Boynton TerraceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Dickens StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Woodville TerraceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Loughrigg StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Heddon GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Wootton StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Dalcross StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hampden StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Pitcliffe WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Back Russell StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Birk Lea StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Parkinson StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022DrugsOn or near Heddon GroveLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Broadlea CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect

Trident Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour30232222 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.430.860.430.48 Safer
Burglary161186 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson24221918 Safer
Drugs12141613 Getting worse
Other Crime4.753.94.0 Safer
Other Theft15151011 Safer
Possession of Weapons2.31.61.92.2 Getting worse
Public Order18212023 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)3.62.62.31.4 Safer
Shoplifting1.83.41.20.96 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)1.51.01.00.91 Safer
Vehicle Crime9854.7 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences65737878 Getting worse

Changes In Trident's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Trident to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.08144% safer
Croydon82.4898% safer
Sheffield90.0582% safer
Bristol90.5281% safer
Coventry102.2460% safer
Leicester111.5946% safer
Liverpool123.0633% safer
Birmingham129.6426% safer
Bradford132.2824% safer
Leeds150.948% safer
Trident163.46-

Crime in Trident's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bowling Park1,076142Second
Holme Top1,549160First

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 October, when Trident saw a 500% increase in possession of weapons. Trident saw a large fall in shoplifting during May, when it fell by 88% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+62%-31%-9%+24%-29%-18%+29%-9%+21%+17%
Bicycle Theft+100%--50%-------
Burglary-6%+70%-55%-44%-67%-17%+42%-40%-52%-13%
Criminal Damage and Arson-13%-24%-13%-3%-24%--33%-18%+3%+3%
Drugs+50%+78%+40%-+19%+24%-8%+14%-11%-12%
Other Crime-53%-27%-45%+33%+67%-30%-50%-54%-33%-29%
Other Theft-24%-45%+36%-57%-69%+12%-39%-30%-31%-40%
Possession of Weapons-50%--75%-25%-67%-20%+100%+500%+300%-50%
Public Order+48%-40%+31%-12%-11%-19%-32%-25%-3%+11%
Robbery+200%-57%-67%-75%-+14%-25%-83%-50%+167%
Shoplifting-33%-80%-88%--60%---50%-86%-
Theft From the Person-50%--67%-+50%+100%-+150%-67%-67%
Vehicle Crime-29%--75%-69%-44%-33%-33%-60%-80%+27%
Violence and Sexual Offences+7%+1%+17%-15%-1%+42%-1%+15%+1%+12%

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 the most dangerous small town 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 bicycle theft.

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