Watford crime stats

June 2019 - May 2020

Most crimes, 6.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 25.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 88% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 21.6% 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 161% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 17. 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 530 cases and has increased by 14.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2019 - May 2020.

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Bicycle theft crime

161%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.0%

of all crimes

530

crimes committed

14.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

137%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.9%

of all crimes

2.4k

crimes committed

2.3%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

136%

of national crime rate

12.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.7%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-16.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

117%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-8.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

105%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.0%

of all crimes

799

crimes committed

4.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

103%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

186

crimes committed

21.6%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

97%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

380

crimes committed

-20.0%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

97%

of national crime rate

48.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

23.8%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

3.8%

annual change

Other crime

96%

of national crime rate

42.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

398

crimes committed

-1.5%

annual change

Violent crime

88%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

25.7%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

3.6%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

87%

of national crime rate

31.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.9%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-6.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

86%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.7%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-12.3%

annual change

Robbery crime

86%

of national crime rate

32.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.0%

of all crimes

276

crimes committed

-3.8%

annual change

Public order crime

78%

of national crime rate

35.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-9.8%

annual change

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