Crime Statistics for North Watford, Watford, Hertfordshire, Feb 2021

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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 February 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 241 street level crime incidents in North Watford in February 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 North Watford, 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 Crime79
Anti Social Behaviour52
Vehicle Crime27
Criminal Damage Arson20
Other Theft14
Public Order11
Bicycle Theft7
Theft From The Person3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime241

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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.

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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)349
Garston (0.88 miles)267
North Watford241
Holywell (1.96 miles)117
Leavesden Green (1.39 miles)113
Abbots Langley (1.96 miles)106
Aldenham (1.86 miles)66
Round Bush (2.48 miles)43
Langleybury (2.24 miles)10
Chandler’s Cross (2.48 miles)0

of 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 Watford82
Leavesden Green37
Abbots Langley36
Round Bush7
Chandler’s Cross0

Last updated: February 2021
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