Crime Statistics for Ware, Ware, Hertfordshire, May 2019

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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 May 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 173 street level crime incidents in Ware in May 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 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 Crime51
Anti Social Behaviour35
Shoplifting30
Other Theft16
Public Order12
Vehicle Crime10
Criminal Damage Arson8
Burglary6
Possession Of Weapons2
Bicycle Theft1
Robbery1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime173

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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
Ware173
Rush Green (1.39 miles)42
Great Amwell (1.24 miles)25
Thundridge (1.96 miles)10
Hertford Heath (1.96 miles)7
Cold Christmas (1.76 miles)2
Wareside (1.96 miles)2
Helham Green (1.96 miles)2
Babbs Green (2.24 miles)2
Bakers End (2.24 miles)2



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
Ware51
Rush Green10
Great Amwell7
Hertford Heath3
Thundridge2
Cold Christmas1
Wareside1
Helham Green1
Babbs Green1
Bakers End1

Last updated: July 10, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
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