Crime Statistics for Shephall, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Dec 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shephall, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shephall 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 247 street level crime incidents in Shephall 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 Shephall, 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 Crime91
Anti Social Behaviour45
Criminal Damage Arson30
Public Order22
Other Theft20
Vehicle Crime12
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime247

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 Shephall. 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 Shephall

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pin Green (1.39 miles)355
Bedwell (0.88 miles)336
St Nicholas (1.86 miles)240
Chells (1.39 miles)182
Poplars (0.62 miles)155
Broadwater (0.62 miles)124
Aston End (1.39 miles)84
Aston (1.39 miles)52
Norton Green (1.86 miles)13

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

Most violent places near Shephall

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pin Green111
St Nicholas86
Aston End25
Norton Green0

Last updated: February 4, 2021
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