Crime Statistics for Ware, Hertfordshire, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Ware, Ware, Hertfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ware 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 119 street level crime incidents in Ware 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 Ware, 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 Crime44
Anti Social Behaviour24
Other Theft11
Public Order10
Criminal Damage Arson8
Vehicle Crime6
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime119

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 Ware. 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 Ware

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rush Green (1.39 miles)28
Great Amwell (1.24 miles)18
Hertford Heath (1.96 miles)7
Cold Christmas (1.76 miles)4
Thundridge (1.96 miles)3
Helham Green (1.96 miles)2
Wareside (1.96 miles)2
Bakers End (2.24 miles)2
Babbs Green (2.24 miles)2

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Most violent places near Ware

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rush Green3
Great Amwell3
Cold Christmas3
Helham Green2
Bakers End2
Babbs Green2
Hertford Heath1

Last updated: February 5, 2021
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