Crime Statistics for Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for Bishop’s Stortford, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bishop’s Stortford 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 184 street level crime incidents in Bishop’s Stortford 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 Bishop’s Stortford, 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 Crime43
Anti Social Behaviour36
Criminal Damage Arson27
Shoplifting17
Vehicle Crime13
Burglary10
Other Theft9
Bicycle Theft6
Theft From The Person6
Possession Of Weapons5
Public Order5
Drugs4
Other Crime2
Robbery1
All Crime184

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 Bishop’s Stortford. 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 Bishop’s Stortford

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bishop’s Stortford184
Hockerill (0.62 miles)160
Birchanger (1.39 miles)78
Tilekiln Green (1.86 miles)50
Gaston Green (2.48 miles)12
Bedlar’s Green (1.96 miles)11
Latchmore Bank (1.86 miles)10
Great Hallingbury (1.75 miles)3
Hallingbury Street (2.24 miles)2
Cradle End (2.48 miles)1



Most violent places near Bishop’s Stortford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bishop’s Stortford43
Hockerill33
Birchanger15
Gaston Green3
Latchmore Bank2
Tilekiln Green1
Bedlar’s Green1
Great Hallingbury0
Hallingbury Street0
Cradle End0

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


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