Crime Statistics for South Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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Crime Statistics for South Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Hatfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 157 street level crime incidents in South Hatfield in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour60
Violent Crime47
Criminal Damage Arson14
Public Order9
Other Theft8
Vehicle Crime7
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime157

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Birchwood (1.86 miles)347
South Hatfield157
Marshmoor (0.62 miles)129
Tyttenhanger (2.56 miles)97
Mill Green (2.24 miles)66
Colney Heath (1.39 miles)25
Bullen’s Green (0.88 miles)24
Bell Bar (1.96 miles)20
Brookmans Park (1.75 miles)16
Cooper’s Green (2.63 miles)16

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

Most violent places near South Hatfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Hatfield47
Mill Green18
Bell Bar8
Brookmans Park7
Colney Heath4
Bullen’s Green3
Cooper’s Green0

Last updated: July 7, 2020
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