Crime Statistics for Bedwell, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Bedwell, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Crime Statistics for Bedwell, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bedwell using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 399 street level crime incidents in Bedwell in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour133
Violent Crime98
Other Theft35
Criminal Damage Arson29
Public Order23
Vehicle Crime13
Other Crime7
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft2
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime399

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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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 Bedwell

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pin Green (0.62 miles)380
Shephall (0.88 miles)307
St Nicholas (1.39 miles)252
Chells (1.39 miles)228
Poplars (1.39 miles)197
Broadwater (1.39 miles)180
Fishers Green (1.76 miles)118
Symonds Green (1.39 miles)106
Norton Green (1.39 miles)17

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

Most violent places near Bedwell

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pin Green105
St Nicholas73
Fishers Green56
Symonds Green26
Norton Green5

Last updated: April 2021
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