In April 2013, Chief Constable Mick Creedon announced that our crime levels across the county had fallen for the tenth year in succession, with crime reducing by 16.3 per cent from 61,483 incidents in 2011/12 to 51,440 in 2012/13.
This means there were more than 10,000 fewer victims this year compared to last, and that there were 52,000 less victims of crime than there was ten years ago.
During the last year, house burglary fell by 12 per cent from 3,262 incidents to 2,855, violent crime saw a 14 per cent reduction from 14,370 to 12,290 while vehicle crime dropped by six per cent from 5,261 to 4,920. Criminal damage reduced by 24 per cent from 11,577 to 8,755.
Local crime figures
Crime Mapping allows us to show you where crime is happening at a local level, so we can better engage with our communities and help them determine how best to police the area they live in.
The latest version of the crime mapping website has been launched in July 2012, allowing you to enter your postcode or area name and from this find out the latest street-level crime statistics using a simple, user-friendly interface and highly-detailed maps.
Updated on a monthly basis, the crime statistics show the total numbers of crimes on or near the street you live on, and can then be broken down further into categories such as burglary, robbery, vehicle crime, violence and anti-social behaviour
It also now allows you to see the outcomes of these offences as they are investigated and travel along the criminal justice process.
Visit: www.police.uk to find out more information about your local area.
Common Statement of Performance
This statement is an attempt to represent all the demands, responsibilities and commitments on the police and put the statistics made available to the public in context.
Derbyshire Constabulary maintains such strong crime performance despite increasing financial challenges facing the force.
Prior to the Chancellor announcing significant cuts to police funding, Derbyshire Constabulary had already started to put in place measures to deliver savings in 2010/11 and beyond. In total, the force has delivered ongoing savings of £21m by the end of the three year period.
This has been achieved through tough decisions, including the reduction of our officer establishment as well as police staff reductions, as well as delivering savings through restructuring, increased efficiency of working and collaboration both regionally and nationally.
Throughout these austerity measures, Derbyshire Constabulary continues to meet its policing risks; cutting crime, increasing positive outcomes and improving our satisfaction levels with victims and as well increasing public confidence.
More detail on our financial performance can be found in the Financial Overview document in the Related Documents section of this page.