Crime Statistics for The Folly, St Albans, Hertfordshire, Mar 2021

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Crime Statistics for The Folly, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Crime Statistics for The Folly, St Albans, Hertfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in The Folly 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 17 street level crime incidents in The Folly 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 The Folly, 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 Crime6
Anti Social Behaviour4
Other Theft2
Vehicle Crime2
Public Order1
All Crime17

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 The Folly. 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 Folly

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Batford (1.39 miles)99
Bower Heath (1.75 miles)52
Lea Valley (0.88 miles)49
Lea (Lee) (0.4 miles)28
The Folly17
Leasey Bridge17
Ayres End (1.39 miles)17
Marshalls Heath (0.62 miles)16
Amwell (0.62 miles)14
Blackmore End (1.24 miles)13

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

Most violent places near The Folly

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bower Heath10
Lea Valley8
Lea (Lee)6
Blackmore End4
The Folly3
Leasey Bridge3
Ayres End2
Marshalls Heath2

Last updated: March 2021
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