Crime Statistics for North Watford, Watford, Hertfordshire, Jul 2020

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Crime Statistics for North Watford, Watford, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in North Watford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 369 street level crime incidents in North Watford in July 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour134
Violent Crime92
Vehicle Crime30
Public Order24
Other Theft19
Criminal Damage Arson17
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person4
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime369

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Watford (0.62 miles)556
North Watford369
Garston (0.88 miles)327
Holywell (1.96 miles)197
Leavesden Green (1.39 miles)138
Abbots Langley (1.96 miles)116
Aldenham (1.86 miles)89
Round Bush (2.48 miles)22
Langleybury (2.24 miles)18
Chandler’s Cross (2.48 miles)2

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

Most violent places near North Watford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
North Watford92
Abbots Langley39
Leavesden Green20
Round Bush4
Chandler’s Cross1

Last updated: September 13, 2020
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