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RECORDED CRIME

EAST MIDLANDS REGION


Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 40029 43795 3766 9.4
More Serious Violence 1706 1877 171 10.0
Less Serious Violence 38323 41918 3595 9.4

SEXUAL OFFENCES 2968 2945 -23 -0.8


Rape 548 603 55 10.0
Indecent Assault On A Female 1590 1619 29 1.8
Other Sexual Offences 830 723 -107 -12.9

ROBBERY 3375 4034 659 19.5


Robbery Of Business Property 675 584 -91 -13.5
Robbery Of Personal Property 2700 3450 750 27.8

All violent crime 46372 50774 4402 9.5

BURGLARY 85149 79647 -5502 -6.5


Burglary In A Dwelling 38802 36375 -2427 -6.3
Burglary In Other Building 46347 43272 -3075 -6.6

THEFT & HANDLING 183336 179550 -3786 -2.1


Theft From The Person 3317 4385 1068 32.2
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 13125 12661 -464 -3.5
Theft From Shop 21992 23304 1312 6.0
Theft From Vehicle 60206 56425 -3781 -6.3
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 28573 24478 -4095 -14.3
Theft of and from vehicles 88779 80903 -7876 -8.9
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 7801 8528 727 9.3
Other Theft 45628 47432 1804 4.0
Handling Stolen Goods 2694 2337 -357 -13.3

FRAUD AND FORGERY 23311 25198 1887 8.1

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 72911 75915 3004 4.1


Arson 3900 4158 258 6.6
Other Criminal Damage 69011 71757 2746 4.0

DRUG OFFENCES 7640 7115 -525 -6.9

OTHER OFFENCES 6528 6313 -215 -3.3

Overall totals 425247 424512 -735 -0.2


RECORDED CRIME
EASTERN REGION
Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 30776 36461 5685 18.5
More Serious Violence 1927 2021 94 4.9
Less Serious Violence 28849 34440 5591 19.4

SEXUAL OFFENCES 2886 2947 61 2.1


Rape 576 638 62 10.8
Indecent Assault On A Female 1626 1646 20 1.2
Other Sexual Offences 684 663 -21 -3.1

ROBBERY 2100 2729 629 30.0


Robbery Of Business Property 385 559 174 45.2
Robbery Of Personal Property 1715 2170 455 26.5

All violent crime 35762 42137 6375 17.8

BURGLARY 59633 60403 770 1.3


Burglary In A Dwelling 25025 24625 -400 -1.6
Burglary In Other Building 34608 35778 1170 3.4

THEFT & HANDLING 164624 168885 4261 2.6


Theft From The Person 2300 2523 223 9.7
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 15471 15765 294 1.9
Theft From Shop 22923 23679 756 3.3
Theft From Vehicle 54307 53343 -964 -1.8
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 24556 23478 -1078 -4.4
Theft of and from vehicles 78863 76821 -2042 -2.6
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 3050 4177 1127 37.0
Other Theft 40084 44150 4066 10.1
Handling Stolen Goods 1933 1770 -163 -8.4

FRAUD AND FORGERY 17768 21849 4081 23.0

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 67120 74009 6889 10.3


Arson 3420 4007 587 17.2
Other Criminal Damage 63700 70002 6302 9.9

DRUG OFFENCES 8931 8664 -267 -3.0

OTHER OFFENCES 4637 4642 5 0.1

Overall totals 358475 380589 22114 6.2


RECORDED CRIME
LONDON REGION
City of London, Metropolitan Police
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 132059 157405 25346 19.2
More Serious Violence 5997 7134 1137 19.0
Less Serious Violence 126062 150271 24209 19.2

SEXUAL OFFENCES 8133 9210 1077 13.2


Rape 1997 2271 274 13.7
Indecent Assault On A Female 4305 5138 833 19.3
Other Sexual Offences 1831 1801 -30 -1.6

ROBBERY 26359 36366 10007 38.0


Robbery Of Business Property 3276 4272 996 30.4
Robbery Of Personal Property 23083 32094 9011 39.0

All violent crime 166551 202981 36430 21.9

BURGLARY 124381 129565 5184 4.2


Burglary In A Dwelling 75836 79531 3695 4.9
Burglary In Other Building 48545 50034 1489 3.1

THEFT & HANDLING 387928 430875 42947 11.1


Theft From The Person 27800 35835 8035 28.9
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 17350 18909 1559 9.0
Theft From Shop 47654 48634 980 2.1
Theft From Vehicle 103974 112605 8631 8.3
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 59548 63003 3455 5.8
Theft of and from vehicles 163522 175608 12086 7.4
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 3553 3850 297 8.4
Other Theft 124462 145157 20695 16.6
Handling Stolen Goods 3587 2882 -705 -19.7

FRAUD AND FORGERY 81403 106364 24961 30.7

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 137167 151999 14832 10.8


Arson 5052 6308 1256 24.9
Other Criminal Damage 132115 145691 13576 10.3

DRUG OFFENCES 32656 26590 -6066 -18.6

OTHER OFFENCES 11312 11448 136 1.2

Overall totals 941398 1059822 118424 12.6


RECORDED CRIME
NORTH EAST REGION
Cleveland, Durham, Northumbria
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 20392 21985 1593 7.8
More Serious Violence 1114 1227 113 10.1
Less Serious Violence 19278 20758 1480 7.7

SEXUAL OFFENCES 1555 1648 93 6.0


Rape 391 366 -25 -6.4
Indecent Assault On A Female 779 820 41 5.3
Other Sexual Offences 385 462 77 20.0

ROBBERY 2427 2464 37 1.5


Robbery Of Business Property 373 395 22 5.9
Robbery Of Personal Property 2054 2069 15 0.7

All violent crime 24374 26097 1723 7.1

BURGLARY 58286 51163 -7123 -12.2


Burglary In A Dwelling 28806 24300 -4506 -15.6
Burglary In Other Building 29480 26863 -2617 -8.9

THEFT & HANDLING 114392 108288 -6104 -5.3


Theft From The Person 1997 2168 171 8.6
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 5372 5996 624 11.6
Theft From Shop 17955 19028 1073 6.0
Theft From Vehicle 32223 29953 -2270 -7.0
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 21550 18402 -3148 -14.6
Theft of and from vehicles 53773 48355 -5418 -10.1
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 7217 6978 -239 -3.3
Other Theft 26435 24339 -2096 -7.9
Handling Stolen Goods 1643 1424 -219 -13.3

FRAUD AND FORGERY 8563 9080 517 6.0

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 53437 51902 -1535 -2.9


Arson 3628 4022 394 10.9
Other Criminal Damage 49809 47880 -1929 -3.9

DRUG OFFENCES 6442 6460 18 0.3

OTHER OFFENCES 3247 3270 23 0.7

Overall totals 268741 256260 -12481 -4.6


RECORDED CRIME
NORTH WEST REGION
Cheshire, Cumbria, Gt Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 70555 75568 5013 7.1
More Serious Violence 5043 5543 500 9.9
Less Serious Violence 65512 70025 4513 6.9

SEXUAL OFFENCES 4865 4550 -315 -6.5


Rape 1032 1029 -3 -0.3
Indecent Assault On A Female 2587 2432 -155 -6.0
Other Sexual Offences 1246 1089 -157 -12.6

ROBBERY 11613 12911 1298 11.2


Robbery Of Business Property 2275 2486 211 9.3
Robbery Of Personal Property 9338 10425 1087 11.6

All violent crime 87033 93029 5996 6.9

BURGLARY 148840 140632 -8208 -5.5


Burglary In A Dwelling 80325 72721 -7604 -9.5
Burglary In Other Building 68515 67911 -604 -0.9

THEFT & HANDLING 297498 294620 -2878 -1.0


Theft From The Person 7091 7076 -15 -0.2
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 14584 15069 485 3.3
Theft From Shop 39403 39232 -171 -0.4
Theft From Vehicle 89427 88330 -1097 -1.2
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 70487 71739 1252 1.8
Theft of and from vehicles 159914 160069 155 0.1
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 2752 3084 332 12.1
Other Theft 69983 66789 -3194 -4.6
Handling Stolen Goods 3771 3301 -470 -12.5

FRAUD AND FORGERY 28694 32363 3669 12.8

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 135878 150369 14491 10.7


Arson 4922 6092 1170 23.8
Other Criminal Damage 130956 144277 13321 10.2

DRUG OFFENCES 19267 16106 -3161 -16.4

OTHER OFFENCES 9520 9262 -258 -2.7

Overall totals 726730 736381 9651 1.3


RECORDED CRIME
SOUTH EAST REGION
Hampshire, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 54719 64526 9807 17.9
More Serious Violence 2393 2667 274 11.5
Less Serious Violence 52326 61859 9533 18.2

SEXUAL OFFENCES 4359 4766 407 9.3


Rape 810 925 115 14.2
Indecent Assault On A Female 2453 2676 223 9.1
Other Sexual Offences 1096 1165 69 6.3

ROBBERY 3737 4462 725 19.4


Robbery Of Business Property 842 1079 237 28.1
Robbery Of Personal Property 2895 3383 488 16.9

All violent crime 62815 73754 10939 17.4

BURGLARY 101391 95762 -5629 -5.6


Burglary In A Dwelling 46631 43546 -3085 -6.6
Burglary In Other Building 54760 52216 -2544 -4.6

THEFT & HANDLING 279934 284657 4723 1.7


Theft From The Person 5116 4859 -257 -5.0
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 20203 21057 854 4.2
Theft From Shop 37172 38993 1821 4.9
Theft From Vehicle 94241 89176 -5065 -5.4
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 40966 39711 -1255 -3.1
Theft of and from vehicles 135207 128887 -6320 -4.7
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 4466 7921 3455 77.4
Other Theft 74562 80102 5540 7.4
Handling Stolen Goods 3208 2838 -370 -11.5

FRAUD AND FORGERY 33379 40394 7015 21.0

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 105559 116524 10965 10.4


Arson 5607 6372 765 13.6
Other Criminal Damage 99952 110152 10200 10.2

DRUG OFFENCES 15716 15267 -449 -2.9

OTHER OFFENCES 8145 8463 318 3.9

Overall totals 606939 634821 27882 4.6


RECORDED CRIME
SOUTH WEST REGION
Avon & Somerset, Devon & Cornwall, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 34517 37646 3129 9.1
More Serious Violence 1720 1806 86 5.0
Less Serious Violence 32797 35840 3043 9.3

SEXUAL OFFENCES 2759 2682 -77 -2.8


Rape 550 563 13 2.4
Indecent Assault On A Female 1466 1453 -13 -0.9
Other Sexual Offences 743 666 -77 -10.4

ROBBERY 2966 3658 692 23.3


Robbery Of Business Property 309 393 84 27.2
Robbery Of Personal Property 2657 3265 608 22.9

All violent crime 40242 43986 3744 9.3

BURGLARY 72444 68603 -3841 -5.3


Burglary In A Dwelling 33160 30370 -2790 -8.4
Burglary In Other Building 39284 38233 -1051 -2.7

THEFT & HANDLING 186122 183739 -2383 -1.3


Theft From The Person 2613 2998 385 14.7
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 12376 12009 -367 -3.0
Theft From Shop 23637 23486 -151 -0.6
Theft From Vehicle 67105 61655 -5450 -8.1
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 23241 22463 -778 -3.3
Theft of and from vehicles 90346 84118 -6228 -6.9
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 5142 5779 637 12.4
Other Theft 49628 53423 3795 7.6
Handling Stolen Goods 2380 1926 -454 -19.1

FRAUD AND FORGERY 27808 26679 -1129 -4.1

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 59844 62558 2714 4.5


Arson 3937 4219 282 7.2
Other Criminal Damage 55907 58339 2432 4.4

DRUG OFFENCES 9471 9637 166 1.8

OTHER OFFENCES 3952 4049 97 2.5

Overall totals 399883 399251 -632 -0.2


RECORDED CRIME
WALES
Dyfed-Powys, Gwent, N. Wales, S. Wales
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 32099 37922 5823 18.1
More Serious Violence 1974 2279 305 15.5
Less Serious Violence 30125 35643 5518 18.3

SEXUAL OFFENCES 1818 1749 -69 -3.8


Rape 376 387 11 2.9
Indecent Assault On A Female 877 879 2 0.2
Other Sexual Offences 565 483 -82 -14.5

ROBBERY 853 909 56 6.6


Robbery Of Business Property 144 167 23 16.0
Robbery Of Personal Property 709 742 33 4.7

All violent crime 34770 40580 5810 16.7

BURGLARY 41941 36764 -5177 -12.3


Burglary In A Dwelling 16038 14446 -1592 -9.9
Burglary In Other Building 25903 22318 -3585 -13.8

THEFT & HANDLING 103575 98727 -4848 -4.7


Theft From The Person 893 929 36 4.0
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 4483 4492 9 0.2
Theft From Shop 13264 14251 987 7.4
Theft From Vehicle 30890 29443 -1447 -4.7
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 25271 22421 -2850 -11.3
Theft of and from vehicles 56161 51864 -4297 -7.7
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 971 2454 1483 152.7
Other Theft 25849 23139 -2710 -10.5
Handling Stolen Goods 1954 1598 -356 -18.2

FRAUD AND FORGERY 12006 11889 -117 -1.0

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 56066 54926 -1140 -2.0


Arson 3402 3284 -118 -3.5
Other Criminal Damage 52664 51642 -1022 -1.9

DRUG OFFENCES 9749 8520 -1229 -12.6

OTHER OFFENCES 3887 4081 194 5.0

Overall totals 261994 255487 -6507 -2.5


RECORDED CRIME
WEST MIDLANDS REGION
Staffordshire, Warwickshire, W. Mercia, W. Midlands
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 50190 66199 16009 31.9
More Serious Violence 2727 3360 633 23.2
Less Serious Violence 47463 62839 15376 32.4

SEXUAL OFFENCES 3363 3833 470 14.0


Rape 642 809 167 26.0
Indecent Assault On A Female 1978 2182 204 10.3
Other Sexual Offences 743 842 99 13.3

ROBBERY 8345 11372 3027 36.3


Robbery Of Business Property 1249 1347 98 7.8
Robbery Of Personal Property 7096 10025 2929 41.3

All violent crime 61898 81404 19506 31.5

BURGLARY 113710 109989 -3721 -3.3


Burglary In A Dwelling 56051 53513 -2538 -4.5
Burglary In Other Building 57659 56476 -1183 -2.1

THEFT & HANDLING 217954 232693 14739 6.8


Theft From The Person 5320 8136 2816 52.9
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 11051 10907 -144 -1.3
Theft From Shop 27841 31580 3739 13.4
Theft From Vehicle 69699 72554 2855 4.1
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 49042 46442 -2600 -5.3
Theft of and from vehicles 118741 118996 255 0.2
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 5045 5480 435 8.6
Other Theft 46945 55010 8065 17.2
Handling Stolen Goods 3011 2584 -427 -14.2

FRAUD AND FORGERY 25867 38334 12467 48.2

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 88309 104713 16404 18.6


Arson 5335 6720 1385 26.0
Other Criminal Damage 82974 97993 15019 18.1

DRUG OFFENCES 12171 11099 -1072 -8.8

OTHER OFFENCES 6905 8897 1992 28.8

Overall totals 526814 587129 60315 11.4


RECORDED CRIME
YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
Humberside, N. Yorkshire, S. Yorkshire, W. Yorkshire
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 37452 39529 2077 5.5
More Serious Violence 2446 2531 85 3.5
Less Serious Violence 35006 36998 1992 5.7

SEXUAL OFFENCES 3468 3462 -6 -0.2


Rape 714 818 104 14.6
Indecent Assault On A Female 1863 1819 -44 -2.4
Other Sexual Offences 891 825 -66 -7.4

ROBBERY 5060 5372 312 6.2


Robbery Of Business Property 953 866 -87 -9.1
Robbery Of Personal Property 4107 4506 399 9.7

All violent crime 45980 48363 2383 5.2

BURGLARY 147409 133940 -13469 -9.1


Burglary In A Dwelling 72675 63175 -9500 -13.1
Burglary In Other Building 74734 70765 -3969 -5.3

THEFT & HANDLING 256076 241586 -14490 -5.7


Theft From The Person 6671 7345 674 10.1
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 14542 14375 -167 -1.1
Theft From Shop 30131 30307 176 0.6
Theft From Vehicle 83847 75748 -8099 -9.7
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 48573 42549 -6024 -12.4
Theft of and from vehicles 132420 118297 -14123 -10.7
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 8014 8270 256 3.2
Other Theft 60733 60354 -379 -0.6
Handling Stolen Goods 3565 2638 -927 -26.0

FRAUD AND FORGERY 20704 22623 1919 9.3

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 103295 102767 -528 -0.5


Arson 8070 8612 542 6.7
Other Criminal Damage 95225 94155 -1070 -1.1

DRUG OFFENCES 13902 12408 -1494 -10.7

OTHER OFFENCES 5502 5246 -256 -4.7

Overall totals 592868 566933 -25935 -4.4


RECORDED CRIME
England and Wales total
Apr 98 - Apr 99 -
Offence Mar 99 Mar 00 Change Percentage
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON 502788 581036 78248 15.6
More Serious Violence 27047 30445 3398 12.6
Less Serious Violence 475741 550591 74850 15.7

SEXUAL OFFENCES 36174 37792 1618 4.5


Rape 7636 8409 773 10.1
Indecent Assault On A Female 19524 20664 1140 5.8
Other Sexual Offences 9014 8719 -295 -3.3

ROBBERY 66835 84277 17442 26.1


Robbery Of Business Property 10481 12148 1667 15.9
Robbery Of Personal Property 56354 72129 15775 28.0

All violent crime 605797 703105 97308 16.1

BURGLARY 953184 906468 -46716 -4.9


Burglary In A Dwelling 473349 442602 -30747 -6.5
Burglary In Other Building 479835 463866 -15969 -3.3

THEFT & HANDLING 2191439 2223620 32181 1.5


Theft From The Person 63118 76254 13136 20.8
Theft Of Pedal Cycle 128557 131240 2683 2.1
Theft From Shop 281972 292494 10522 3.7
Theft From Vehicle 685919 669232 -16687 -2.4
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle 391807 374686 -17121 -4.4
Theft of and from vehicles 1077726 1043918 -33808 -3.1
Vehicle Interference And Tampering 48011 56521 8510 17.7
Other Theft 564309 599895 35586 6.3
Handling Stolen Goods 27746 23298 -4448 -16.0
592055 623193 31138 5.3
FRAUD AND FORGERY 279503 334773 55270 19.8

CRIMINAL DAMAGE 879586 945682 66096 7.5


Arson 47273 53794 6521 13.8
Other Criminal Damage 832313 891888 59575 7.2

DRUG OFFENCES 135945 121866 -14079 -10.4

OTHER OFFENCES 63635 65671 2036 3.2

Overall totals 5109089 5301185 192096 3.8

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