Crime Statistics for Hammerfield, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for Hammerfield, Dacorum, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hammerfield 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 264 street level crime incidents in Hammerfield 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 Hammerfield, 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 Crime62
Anti Social Behaviour56
Shoplifting38
Other Theft27
Criminal Damage Arson17
Vehicle Crime16
Public Order14
Burglary11
Drugs11
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person3
Possession Of Weapons2
Bicycle Theft1
Robbery1
All Crime264

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 Hammerfield. 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 Hammerfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hemel Hempstead (1.24 miles)402
Highfield (1.39 miles)362
Hammerfield264
Boxmoor (0.62 miles)136
Apsley (1.39 miles)99
Two Waters (1.39 miles)99
Warners End (0.62 miles)87
Chaulden (0.88 miles)51
Fields End (1.24 miles)30
Bourne End (1.39 miles)20



Most violent places near Hammerfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hemel Hempstead102
Highfield94
Hammerfield62
Boxmoor30
Apsley26
Two Waters26
Warners End23
Chaulden12
Fields End6
Bourne End4

Last updated: December 21, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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