Established in 1986, Justice Fire & Security has built up an impeccable reputation for service and quality. Serving domestic and commercial clients, many of whom are in the Lichfield area, we specialise in the installation of intruder alarms, CCTV, fire detection and life safety alarms. At the same time, we provide round-the-clock alarm monitoring and offer comprehensive service and maintenance for all your security equipment
Having obtained the sought-after National Security Inspectorate NSI NACOSS GOLD accreditation in 1989, Justice Fire & Security are proud to be recognised by the local authority, emergency services and insurance companies that cover the Lichfield catchment area.
The highest percentage of reported crimes were in Central Lichfield, with the West and South of the city being the safest areas
Crime in Lichfield during Coronavirus Lockdowns
The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Lichfield saw a 240% increase in vehicle crime. There was a dramatic drop in violence and sexual offences during June, falling by 99% compared to the same month in 2019.
Which Police Force serves Lichfield?
The local police force for Lichfield is Staffordshire Police.
Lichfield is a three-spired cathedral city, approximately 16 miles north of Birmingham, 9 miles north-east of Walsall and 12 miles north-west of Tamworth. At the 2011 census, the population was 32,219, rising to around 100,000 taking into account the wider Lichfield district.
Being one of the farthest places from the sea, Lichfield is affectionately known as Middle England. Meanwhile, the man who was said to have defined the English, Samuel Johnson, dubbed the locals “the most sober, decent people in England.”
Whilst many residents commute to Birmingham for work, the Lichfield area is served by a number of light industrial areas, mainly on the eastern side of the city. The area is best known for two local manufacturers: Armitage Shanks, the bath and shower makers and Arthur Price of England, master cutlers and silversmiths. The city is also home to Central England Cooperative, which is the 2nd largest independent consumer co-operative in the UK.
House Prices in Lichfield
According to Rightmove, over the last 12 months, the average price of properties was £323,703, up 5% on the previous year. The majority of house sales in Lichfield during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £430,231. Semi-detached properties averaged £288,402 and terraced properties £235,568.
Famous People from Lichfield
Writer, Samuel Johnson
Actor, Neil Morrissey
Scientist, Erasmus Darwin (grandfather of Charles Darwin)
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THE GOOD NEWS
The overall crime rate in Lichfield in 2020 was 28 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Staffordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 6% lower than the Staffordshire rate of 29 per 1,000 residents.
Compared with England, Wales and Northern Ireland as a whole, Lichfield is one of the top 10 safest medium-sized towns.
THE NOT SO GOOD NEWS
Lichfield is the most dangerous medium-sized town in Staffordshire and the 36th most dangerous overall out of 201 town, village and city locations in Staffordshire
The most common crimes in Lichfield are violence and sexual offences, with 423 recorded offences during 2020, although this is 67% lower than the 2019 figure of 708 offences.
Are you happy with your Security?
If you are concerned about the current level of security for your home or business, one call to Justice Fire and Security is all it takes. We’ll send out one of our knowledgeable security specialists, so we can assess the best course of action. From CCTV and intruder alarms to remote monitoring and fire alarm deployment, our comprehensive range of services are here to provide you with optimal, round-the-clock protection.
To arrange a no obligation site visit and a free quote, call our main switchboard asap on 0845 468 0927