Watford crime stats

April 2021 - March 2022

Most crimes, 7.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 29.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 83% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 110.3% over the last twelve months.Watford crime statistics
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 145% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 17. position out of 94 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 2.1k cases and has decreased by 0.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2021 - March 2022.

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Vehicle crime

145%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

8.1%

of all crimes

2.1k

crimes committed

-0.6%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

136%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

425

crimes committed

15.8%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

125%

of national crime rate

24.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

5.4%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-1.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

122%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

2.1k

crimes committed

20.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

119%

of national crime rate

32.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

24.4%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

-2.2%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

111%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

387

crimes committed

110.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

96%

of national crime rate

39.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

181

crimes committed

5.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

86%

of national crime rate

28.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

7.1%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

5.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

84%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

868

crimes committed

-5.0%

annual change

Violent crime

83%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

29.9%

of all crimes

7.6k

crimes committed

13.3%

annual change

Drugs crime

79%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

550

crimes committed

-27.5%

annual change

Other crime

73%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.3%

of all crimes

319

crimes committed

-17.1%

annual change

Robbery crime

72%

of national crime rate

36.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

183

crimes committed

11.6%

annual change

Public order crime

60%

of national crime rate

11.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-0.8%

annual change

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