Hemel Hempstead crime stats

The overall crime rate in Hemel Hempstead postcode area is 88.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 14.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 87% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 39.8% over the last twelve months.The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 104% of national crime rate which puts Hemel Hempstead on 36. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 7.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 3.0k cases and has decreased by 11.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Hemel Hempstead crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.9%33. lowest87%14.2k-4.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.3%40. lowest84%6.3k1.5%
Other theft crime →8.1%50. highest89%3.3k-13.0%
Shoplifting crime →7.9%42. lowest93%3.2k29.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.7%35. lowest88%3.2k-10.0%
Vehicle crime →7.4%36. highest104%3.0k-11.5%
Public order crime →6.8%24. lowest79%2.8k-22.5%
Burglary crime →3.9%34. lowest80%1.6k-2.7%
Drugs crime →2.4%40. lowest77%9923.3%
Other crime →2.0%50. highest94%81111.6%
Theft from the person crime →1.1%34. highest44%450-22.3%
Bicycle theft crime →0.9%41. lowest69%356-16.2%
Robbery crime →0.9%50. highest57%34839.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%25. lowest69%2958.1%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Hemel Hempstead crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Hemel Hempstead postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Hemel Hempstead crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticHemel Hempstead postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour13.516.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Burglary3.54.3
Criminal damage and arson6.87.8
Drugs2.12.8
Other crime1.81.9
Other theft7.18.0
Possession of weapons0.60.9
Public order6.07.6
Robbery0.81.3
Shoplifting7.07.5
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime6.66.3
Violent crime30.835.4

Hemel Hempstead crime rate comparison map

Hemel Hempstead crime rate comparison map

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