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Crime and Safety in Warndon

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Warndon is the safest small town in Worcestershire, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of Worcestershire's 195 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Warndon in 2021 was 4.6 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Worcestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 1306% lower than the Worcestershire rate of 65 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Warndon is the 57th safest small town, and the 358th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2019, Warndon was the worst small town in Worcestershire for drugs, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.10 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2016 was also a bad month for Warndon residents, when it was Worcestershire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.10 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Warndon are violence and sexual offences, with 22 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 2.1. This is 64% higher than 2020's figure of 8 offences and a difference of 1.35 from 2020's crime rate of 0.77. Warndon's least common crime is drugs, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 400% from 2020's figure of 5 crimes.

Warndon 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, Worcestershire

1824% lower, regional crime rate

West Midlands

1551% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Warndon is 1824% lower than the West Midlands and 1551% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Warndon Crime Rate Over Time

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Warndon Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Warndon 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 Warndon

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20214.648
20203.233
20193.031
20181.516
20172.021
20162.223

Crime in Warndon Compared To Worcestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Warndon This Year

 WarndonWorcestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour454.3420,65334.67 699% safer
Burglary50.482,2683.81 694% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson80.773,9366.61 758% safer
Drugs10.101,1251.89 1790% safer
Other Crime10.106951.17 1070% safer
Other Theft40.393,1295.25 1246% safer
Public Order50.483,4515.79 1106% safer
Vehicle Crime20.192,1393.59 1789% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences222.1218,04930.29 1329% safer

Warndon Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon484.63-
Bewdley38340.7489% more dangerous
Wythall62350.5591% more dangerous
Droitwich Spa1,51062.4593% more dangerous
Stourport-on-Severn1,36065.3893% more dangerous
Pershore58572.2694% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Warndon

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Recent Crimes in Warndon

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near A44Investigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Swinesherd WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Nunnery WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near B4636Investigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Nunnery WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Swinesherd WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Swinesherd WayUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near A44Investigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022RobberyOn or near A44Unable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Swinesherd WayOffender given a caution
January 2022ShopliftingOn or near Nunnery WayUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Swinesherd WayUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Other theftOn or near A44Investigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Swinesherd WayUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Other theftOn or near Nunnery WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Swinesherd WayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Public orderOn or near Nunnery WayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021BurglaryOn or near A4440Investigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Swinesherd WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021BurglaryOn or near A4440Investigation complete; no suspect identified

Warndon Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour2.23.61.74.3 Getting worse
Burglary0.100.190.290.48 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson0.390.190.290.77 Getting worse
Drugs0.100.390.480.10 Safer
Other Crime-0.29-0.10 Safer
Other Theft0.390.390.480.39 Getting worse
Public Order-0.290.480.48 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime0.190.100.100.19 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences0.390.670.772.1 Getting worse

Changes In Warndon's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Warndon to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon4.63-
Barnet67.0893% more dangerous
Croydon82.4894% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0595% more dangerous
Bristol90.5295% more dangerous
Coventry102.2495% more dangerous
Leicester111.5996% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0696% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6496% more dangerous
Bradford132.2896% more dangerous
Leeds150.9497% more dangerous

Crime in Warndon During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Warndon change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Warndon saw a 150% increase in anti-social behaviour. Warndon saw a large fall in anti-social behaviour during June, when it fell by 57% compared to June in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+150%-33%-57%------
Public Order----------
Violence and Sexual Offences----------

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Warndon

What police force serves Warndon?
Warndon's local territorial police force is the West Mercia Police.

How dangerous is Warndon?
Warndon is the safest small town in Worcestershire.

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

What is the least common crime in Warndon?
Warndon's least common crime is drugs.

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