Watford crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 6.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 24.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 86% of national crime rate. Bicycle theft crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 31.5% 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 155% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 19. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 563 cases and has increased by 31.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Bicycle theft crime

155%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.0%

of all crimes

563

crimes committed

31.5%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

141%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.7%

of all crimes

2.1k

crimes committed

2.5%

annual change

Vehicle crime

138%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.5%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

16.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

114%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

2.4k

crimes committed

5.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

112%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

22.1%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

-0.2%

annual change

Drugs crime

106%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.8%

of all crimes

774

crimes committed

-6.9%

annual change

Other crime

100%

of national crime rate

38.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

427

crimes committed

22.3%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

92%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

435

crimes committed

-8.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

91%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

177

crimes committed

-40.8%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

87%

of national crime rate

35.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.1%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-0.2%

annual change

Burglary crime

86%

of national crime rate

44.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.0%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-7.1%

annual change

Violent crime

86%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

24.8%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

6.1%

annual change

Robbery crime

86%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

318

crimes committed

16.1%

annual change

Public order crime

77%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.2%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-13.1%

annual change

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