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Crime Across North Yorkshire Decreases

Crime remains much lower in North Yorkshire than elsewhere in the country.

Crime Levels across North Yorkshire continue to fall year on year.

The latest figures show that crime remains much lower in North Yorkshire than elsewhere in the country, The county has around 22 crimes per thousand people, the national average being 35. 

Assistant Chief Constable - Catherine Clarke - says they have been using data to target responses to crime and says that's part of the reason why the county is performing well across almost all types of crime:-

Last 12 months (Period: 01st January 2023 – 31 December 2023)

HO Level 1

Crime Count

NYP Rate per 1000 population

England & Wales rate per 1000 population

Violence Against The Person

18035

22.05

35.26

Arson & Criminal Damage

5025

6.14

8.78

Public Order Offences

3689

4.51

9.66

Theft: All Other Theft

3874

4.74

8.58

Theft: Shoplifting

4853

5.93

6.12

Fraud

2227

2.72

19.29

Burglary

2385

2.92

4.57

Vehicle Offences

1992

2.44

6.72

Sexual Offences

1405

1.72

3.24

Drug Offences

1322

1.62

3.02

Theft: Bicycle Theft

1186

1.45

1.24

Misc Crimes Against Society

714

0.87

2.01

Possession Of Weapons

391

0.48

0.98

Theft: Theft From Person

259

0.32

1.95

Robbery

211

0.26

1.3

 

Assistant Chief Constable - Catherine Clarke - says violent crime is one area where improvements have been seen.

 

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