Crime Statistics for The Camp, St Albans, Hertfordshire, Dec 2020

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Crime Statistics for The Camp, St Albans, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in The Camp 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 212 street level crime incidents in The Camp 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 The Camp, 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 Crime64
Anti Social Behaviour51
Other Theft18
Vehicle Crime14
Bicycle Theft12
Criminal Damage Arson12
Public Order11
Other Crime4
Theft From The Person1
All Crime212

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 The Camp. 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 The Camp

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Albans (0.88 miles)283
Marshalswick (1.24 miles)242
Bernards Heath (1.39 miles)241
The Camp212
Townsend (1.76 miles)167
St Julians (1.39 miles)98
Tyttenhanger (1.39 miles)82
Broad Colney (1.96 miles)70
Park Street (1.75 miles)63
London Colney (1.39 miles)57

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

Most violent places near The Camp

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St Albans78
Bernards Heath67
The Camp64
Broad Colney36
St Julians35
Park Street24
London Colney17

Last updated: February 5, 2021
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