Crime Statistics for St Nicholas, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for St Nicholas, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St Nicholas using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2019 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 267 street level crime incidents in St Nicholas in November 2019. 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 Nicholas, 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 Crime104
Anti Social Behaviour48
Criminal Damage Arson30
Vehicle Crime14
Other Theft12
Public Order12
Bicycle Theft3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime267

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pin Green (0.88 miles)420
Bedwell (1.39 miles)420
St Nicholas267
Chells (0.88 miles)218
Todd’s Green (1.86 miles)121
Fishers Green (1.86 miles)121
Aston End (1.75 miles)109
Graveley (1.39 miles)85
Warren’s Green (1.39 miles)74
Hall’s Green (1.75 miles)21

Most violent places near St Nicholas

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pin Green121
St Nicholas104
Todd’s Green47
Fishers Green47
Aston End33
Warren’s Green29
Hall’s Green7

Last updated: December 25, 2019
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