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Crime Rates in Loughborough

Posted on 2nd August 2018 by Wilson Alarms

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Crime rates vary year on year and in the latest blog post from Wilson Alarm Systems Ltd, we take a look at crime rates in Loughborough and how this compares to the previous year.

Crime Type

Statistics between June 2017 and May 2018 demonstrate that crimes that fall under the bracket of violence and sexual offences are the most commonly committed crimes across the area of Loughborough. The total number of these crimes during the two time periods is 741, making up 22.35% of reported crimes.

Shoplifting is the second most commonly committed crime across Loughborough with a total of 499 reported offences between June 2017 and May 2018. Following violence, sexual offences and shoplifting, the most commonly committed crimes are as follows:

Anti-social behaviour
“Other” theft
Criminal damage or arson
Bicycle theft
Public order
Vehicle crime
“Other” crime
Theft from a person
Possessions of weapons


The crime rate is just one statistics we can look at, but it does not inform us of what the outcome of these crimes resulted in.

Between May 2017 and June 2018, a great 73% of reported crimes, which makes up a total of 2112 crimes, resulted in no further action. Following this statistic, the next most common outcome for reported crimes during the same time period makes up just 10% of outcomes and was labelled as under investigation.


Investing in tailored home and business security solutions can give you more peace of mind, as well as go a long way in deterring offenders.

Here at Wilson Alarm Systems Ltd, we take pride in our work and will always take the time to discuss the best security options for your home. To find out more information regarding our wide range of services, please call us today on 0116 245 3030. Alternatively, send your enquiry through to our online contact form and we’ll get back to you shortly.


Statistics taken from https://www.police.uk/leicestershire/NL62/crime/stats/

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