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Recorded crime down across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Recorded crime is down for the period 2012/2013, reflecting crime coming down across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Trends for overall crime show crime has been decreasing for a five-year period across the Force area.

Leicestershire Police is pleased to have been able to work with local people and partners to protect our communities, in turn resulting in fewer victims of crime. 

Chief Constable Simon Cole said: “It has been a successful year. However, we are not complacent. We will continue to work with local people and partners in the coming days, weeks and months to deliver a challenging Police and Crime Plan, tackling the crime and anti-social behaviour which matters most to local people.”

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sir Clive Loader said: “The figures show a great improvement, especially with regard to the crimes which cause most harm to people. Whilst not all targets have been met, Leicestershire Police is heading in the right direction and we are making a good start in delivering the key priorities outlined in my Police and Crime Plan.”

Sir Clive has published his Police and Crime Plan for tackling crime and reducing the number of victims in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland over the next four years. To read the full plan, executive summary or for further information on the Police and Crime Plan go tohttp://www.leics.pcc.police.uk/Planning-and-Money/Police-and-Crime-Plan.aspx

Anyone with information about crime and anti-social behaviour in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland can call Leicestershire Police by dialling 101* or can call Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

  • Please note some mobile phone service providers may charge for this call ** Please note there is a 15p flat fee for dialling 101 from landlines or mobile phones


2012/2013 End of Year Crime Statistics • All recorded crime reduced by 13.7%

• Assault with less serious Injury reduced by 15.1%

• Criminal Damage reduced by 17.8%

• Domestic Burglary reduced by 7.0%

• Robbery reduced by 22.2%

• Serious Sexual offences increased by 11.4%

• Serious Violent offences reduced by 15.0%

• Theft from a Vehicle increased by 0.4%

• Theft or unauthorised taking of a vehicle reduced by 15.0%


Posted on Monday 9th May 2016
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