Crime Statistics for Knebworth, Hertfordshire, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Knebworth, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Knebworth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 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 45 street level crime incidents in Knebworth in May 2020. 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 Knebworth, 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 Crime16
Anti Social Behaviour14
Shoplifting6
Burglary3
Public Order3
Bicycle Theft1
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime45

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Knebworth. 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 Knebworth

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Shephall (1.86 miles)309
Broadwater (1.24 miles)183
Aston (1.75 miles)94
Knebworth45
Mardleybury (1.39 miles)26
Hook’s Cross (1.24 miles)22
Pottersheath (1.75 miles)20
Painter’s Green (1.76 miles)18
Driver’s End (1.96 miles)6
Nup End (1.96 miles)6

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Most violent places near Knebworth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Shephall93
Broadwater42
Aston30
Knebworth16
Pottersheath7
Mardleybury4
Hook’s Cross4
Painter’s Green2
Driver’s End0
Nup End0

Last updated: July 4, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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