Latest Crime Stats for Stafford
Stafford ranks as the second safest major town in the whole of Staffordshire, with an overall crime rate of 61 crimes per 1000 people during 2021. Within England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stafford is amongst the top 10 safest major towns.
Stafford has ranked top for bicycle theft in the past for the area of Staffordshire, and sees violent and sexual offences as the most common kinds of crime overall. There were a total of 1955 of these offences during 2021 alone, giving a crime rate of 30, which was 54% higher than 2020’s figure of 908 offences.
Theft from the person is the least common crime in Stafford, with just 26 offences during 2021.