Crime Statistics for Potters Crouch, St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Crime Statistics for Potters Crouch, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Crime Statistics for Potters Crouch, St Albans, Hertfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Potters Crouch 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 5 street level crime incidents in Potters Crouch in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour1
Burglary1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Public Order1
Violent Crime1
All Crime5

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 Potters Crouch. 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 Potters Crouch

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 Potters Crouch has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Townsend (2.63 miles)200
Waterdale (1.86 miles)133
St Julians (1.86 miles)115
Park Street (1.96 miles)80
Chiswell Green (1.39 miles)65
Bricket Wood (2.24 miles)54
Bedmond (1.75 miles)45
Pimlico (1.24 miles)12
Potters Crouch5
Gorhambury (1.24 miles)2

10.6%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Potters Crouch

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Townsend47
Waterdale34
St Julians28
Chiswell Green22
Park Street20
Bricket Wood17
Bedmond13
Pimlico4
Potters Crouch1
Gorhambury0

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

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