Crime Statistics for Bedwell, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, February 2021

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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 February 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 284 street level crime incidents in Bedwell in February 2021. 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 Crime78
Anti Social Behaviour71
Criminal Damage Arson23
Public Order23
Other Theft20
Vehicle Crime20
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons3
Bicycle Theft2
Theft From The Person2
All Crime284

Map of street level crime incidents in February 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.

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.

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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
Pin Green (0.62 miles)331
St Nicholas (1.39 miles)229
Chells (1.39 miles)190
Shephall (0.88 miles)186
Poplars (1.39 miles)130
Symonds Green (1.39 miles)94
Broadwater (1.39 miles)85
Fishers Green (1.76 miles)79
Norton Green (1.39 miles)20

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 Green111
St Nicholas86
Fishers Green42
Symonds Green23
Norton Green0

Last updated: February 2021
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