Watford crime stats

January 2019 - December 2019

Most crimes, 6.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 24.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 85% of national crime rate. Bicycle theft crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 53.4% over the last twelve months.Watford crime statistics
The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 165% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 16. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 606 cases and has increased by 53.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2019 - December 2019.

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Bicycle theft crime

165%

of national crime rate

16.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

606

crimes committed

53.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

145%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.8%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

8.9%

annual change

Vehicle crime

138%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.5%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

22.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

113%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

22.4%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

2.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

112%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

2.4k

crimes committed

8.0%

annual change

Drugs crime

110%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

790

crimes committed

-6.3%

annual change

Other crime

100%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

430

crimes committed

34.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

95%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

185

crimes committed

-53.3%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

94%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

440

crimes committed

-8.7%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

86%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.0%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-4.1%

annual change

Burglary crime

85%

of national crime rate

44.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.0%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Violent crime

85%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

24.2%

of all crimes

6.7k

crimes committed

5.3%

annual change

Robbery crime

85%

of national crime rate

31.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.1%

of all crimes

317

crimes committed

22.4%

annual change

Public order crime

78%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-13.9%

annual change

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