Crime Statistics for Waltham Cross, London, Enfield, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Waltham Cross, London, Enfield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waltham Cross using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 371 street level crime incidents in Waltham Cross in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour155
Violent Crime71
Vehicle Crime30
Criminal Damage Arson20
Other Theft18
Public Order16
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person4
All Crime371

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Waltham Cross. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Waltham Cross

We've taken the ten nearest places to Waltham Cross and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Waltham Cross has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Enfield Wash (1.24 miles)631
Enfield Lock (1.39 miles)583
Freezy Water (0.88 miles)550
Holdbrook (0.88 miles)550
Waltham Cross371
Cheshunt (1.24 miles)313
Lea Navigation (1.55 miles)302
New River (0.19 miles)298
Bulls Cross (0.88 miles)293
Churchgate (1.39 miles)116

of Enfield residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Waltham Cross

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Waltham Cross and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Enfield Wash168
Enfield Lock160
Freezy Water160
Bulls Cross83
Lea Navigation76
Waltham Cross71
New River56

Last updated: July 8, 2020
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