Crime and Anti-Social behaviour

Over the long-term there has been a dramatic fall in recorded crime in Lichfield District.
 Rolling updates below highlight topics of current concern to the Police and the local community.

See the most recent Crime Statistics for North Lichfield, by clicking on the link


Local Crime in Chadsmead – Sep/2011

posted 7 Jan 2012, 06:24 by Andre Hefer   [ updated 7 Jan 2012, 06:36 ]

Grafitti Beacon street
The community policing team for Chadsmead are issuing quarterly newsletters. Key messages from the Sept/2011 issue are highlighted below:
  • Beacon Park has been included in "Operation Safer Nights" following problems with youths causing criminal damage and drinking alcohol.
  • BSARA says: "If construction work been completed on time the fencing would have been removed before the start of the school holidays."
  • BSARA says: "Local residents have been trying to draw this issue to the District Council's attention for some time."

More detailed information and BSARA's commentary is available here


Long-term trends in Lichfield's level of recordable crime

posted 7 Jan 2012, 05:56 by Andre Hefer   [ updated 7 Jan 2012, 06:30 ]

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) say that Lichfield's level of recordable crime is substantially lower over the last nine years. Key statistics are:
  • 39% fall in recordable crime for the 12 months ending Mar/2011 vs Mar/2002.
  • The largest percentage falls involve offences against property.
  • The largest percentage increases involve offences against persons.

More detailed information and BSARA's commentary is available here


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