Crime Statistics for Hiz, Hertfordshire, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Hiz, Hiz, Hertfordshire
Crime Statistics for Hiz, Hiz, Hertfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hiz 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 62 street level crime incidents in Hiz in April 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 Hiz, 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 Crime23
Anti Social Behaviour22
Drugs5
Other Theft3
Public Order3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
All Crime62

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 Hiz. 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 Hiz

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 Hiz has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Hitchin (1.26 miles)169
Walsworth (1.26 miles)169
Hitchin Hill (1.05 miles)70
Oakfield (0.44 miles)67
Hiz62
Titmore Green (1.53 miles)27
St Ippollitts (0.81 miles)20
Great Wymondley (0.81 miles)19
Little Wymondley (1.06 miles)16
Gosmore (1.26 miles)10

10.2%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Hiz

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hitchin39
Walsworth39
Hiz23
Great Wymondley13
Hitchin Hill11
Oakfield10
Titmore Green10
Little Wymondley7
St Ippollitts4
Gosmore2

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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