Crime Statistics for Rucklers Lane, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, Dec 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rucklers Lane, Dacorum, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rucklers Lane using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 63 street level crime incidents in Rucklers Lane in December 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 Rucklers Lane, 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 Crime20
Anti Social Behaviour19
Criminal Damage Arson5
Public Order5
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime4
Other Crime2
All Crime63

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hemel Hempstead (1.86 miles)401
Adeyfield (1.96 miles)304
Boxmoor (1.75 miles)133
Bennetts End (0.62 miles)111
Two Waters (0.88 miles)88
Apsley (0.88 miles)88
Rucklers Lane63
Bedmond (1.96 miles)38
Tower Hill (2.24 miles)7
Pimlico (1.96 miles)6

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

Most violent places near Rucklers Lane

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hemel Hempstead113
Bennetts End36
Two Waters26
Rucklers Lane20
Tower Hill2

Last updated: February 4, 2021
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