Crime Statistics for Porter’s End, St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Crime Statistics for Porter’s End, St Albans, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Porter’s End using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so January 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 3 street level crime incidents in Porter’s End in January 2020. The largest category was Burglary, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Criminal Damage Arson1
Violent Crime1
All Crime3

Map of street level crime incidents in January 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Porter’s End. 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 Porter’s End

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Batford (1.76 miles)102
Lea Valley (1.39 miles)52
Cold Harbour (1.39 miles)49
Bower Heath (1.39 miles)49
Lea (Lee) (1.57 miles)29
Marshalls Heath (1.24 miles)13
Blackmore End (0.62 miles)6
Hoo End (1.75 miles)5
Porter’s End3
Ansells End (0.88 miles)2

Most violent places near Porter’s End

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Cold Harbour11
Bower Heath11
Lea Valley8
Lea (Lee)2
Marshalls Heath1
Hoo End1
Porter’s End1
Blackmore End0
Ansells End0

Last updated: March 26, 2020
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