Watford crime stats

August 2019 - July 2020

Most crimes, 6.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 26.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 89% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 11.9% 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 146% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 18. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 1.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 468 cases and has decreased by 12.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2019 - July 2020.

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Bicycle theft crime

146%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.8%

of all crimes

468

crimes committed

-12.7%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

137%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

-25.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

136%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.7%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-10.0%

annual change

Other theft crime

115%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.8%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-19.0%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

106%

of national crime rate

42.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

188

crimes committed

11.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

98%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.0%

of all crimes

768

crimes committed

-0.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

95%

of national crime rate

51.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

24.7%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

3.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

93%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

317

crimes committed

-34.9%

annual change

Other crime

92%

of national crime rate

48.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

384

crimes committed

-9.6%

annual change

Violent crime

89%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

26.5%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

4.7%

annual change

Burglary crime

88%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.6%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-17.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

85%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.8%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-11.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

83%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.0%

of all crimes

250

crimes committed

-18.8%

annual change

Public order crime

75%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-9.2%

annual change

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