Crime Statistics for Bedwell, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, November 2019

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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 November 2019 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 420 street level crime incidents in Bedwell in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bedwell, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime122
Anti Social Behaviour63
Shoplifting61
Other Theft33
Criminal Damage Arson29
Public Order26
Vehicle Crime21
Drugs18
Theft From The Person13
Burglary11
Other Crime9
Bicycle Theft8
Robbery4
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime420

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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.

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 Bedwell 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
Bedwell420
Pin Green (0.62 miles)420
St Nicholas (1.39 miles)267
Shephall (0.88 miles)258
Chells (1.39 miles)218
Poplars (1.39 miles)174
Broadwater (1.39 miles)153
Symonds Green (1.39 miles)134
Fishers Green (1.76 miles)121
Norton Green (1.39 miles)23



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
Bedwell122
Pin Green121
St Nicholas104
Chells82
Shephall69
Poplars50
Fishers Green47
Broadwater43
Symonds Green40
Norton Green12

Last updated: December 19, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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