Crime Statistics for St Margarets, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, Mar 2021

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Crime Statistics for St Margarets, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Crime Statistics for St Margarets, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St Margarets using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 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 88 street level crime incidents in St Margarets in March 2021. 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 St Margarets, 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 Crime33
Anti Social Behaviour24
Criminal Damage Arson7
Other Theft5
Possession Of Weapons2
Public Order2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
All Crime88

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rye Park (1.39 miles)171
Hailey (0.88 miles)162
Spitalbrook (1.96 miles)136
Hoddesdon (2.24 miles)90
St Margarets88
Rush Green (1.96 miles)44
Roydon (1.39 miles)27
Great Amwell (1.39 miles)24
Hertford Heath (1.86 miles)10
Goose Green (2.24 miles)10

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

Most violent places near St Margarets

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rye Park30
St Margarets24
Rush Green3
Great Amwell3
Goose Green2
Hertford Heath1

Last updated: March 2021
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