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Crime and Safety in Croxley Green

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Croxley Green is the safest small towns in Hertfordshire, and is the safest overall out of Hertfordshire's 140 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Croxley Green in 2021 was 1.7 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Hertfordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 3334% lower than the Hertfordshire rate of 58 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Croxley Green is the 33rd safest small town, and the 143rd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Croxley Green are violence and sexual offences, with 12 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.88. This is 50% lower than 2020's figure of 18 offences and a difference of 0.45 from 2020's crime rate of 1.3. Croxley Green's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Croxley Green 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, Hertfordshire

4067% lower, regional crime rate

East of England

4423% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Croxley Green is 4067% lower than the East of England and 4423% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Croxley Green Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Croxley Green represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Croxley Green

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211.723
20202.432
20192.534
20181.216
20172.027
20160.8111

Crime in Croxley Green Compared To Hertfordshire

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Summary of Crimes in Croxley Green This Year

 Croxley GreenHertfordshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour90.6624,48520.58 3018% safer
Bicycle Theft10.071,3311.12 1500% safer
Burglary30.223,1172.62 1091% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson10.076,8565.76 8129% safer
Other Crime10.071,3971.17 1571% safer
Other Theft20.156,8025.72 3713% safer
Public Order20.155,2454.41 2840% safer
Vehicle Crime10.076,6705.61 7914% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences120.8827,36823.01 2515% safer

Croxley Green Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Croxley Green231.69-
Sandridge272.3027% more dangerous
London Colney242.4732% more dangerous
Berkhamsted67335.4395% more dangerous
Sawbridgeworth33336.7195% more dangerous
Chorleywood42836.8495% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Croxley Green

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Recent Crimes in Croxley Green

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Loudwater LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Blackmoor LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022BurglaryOn or near Gade BankInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gade BankInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Scots Mill LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Public orderOn or near Gade BankUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gade BankUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gade BankUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gade BankInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Blackmoor LaneAction to be taken by another organisation
November 2021Other theftOn or near Hatters LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gade BankUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Beggars Bush LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gade BankUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Public orderOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Loudwater LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021BurglaryOn or near Loudwater LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021BurglaryOn or near Loudwater LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021BurglaryOn or near Gade BankInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2021Other crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaLocal resolution

Croxley Green Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.520.370.440.66 Safer
Bicycle Theft---0.07 Safer
Burglary0.150.370.070.22 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson0.150.220.220.07 Safer
Other Crime0.150.150.070.07 Safer
Other Theft0.370.150.440.15 Safer
Public Order0.070.22-0.15 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime-0.150.220.07 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences0.291.01.30.88 Getting worse

Changes In Croxley Green's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Croxley Green to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Croxley Green1.69-
Barnet67.0897% more dangerous
Croydon82.4898% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0598% more dangerous
Bristol90.5298% more dangerous
Coventry102.2498% more dangerous
Leicester111.5998% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0699% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6499% more dangerous
Bradford132.2899% more dangerous
Leeds150.9499% more dangerous

Crime in Croxley Green's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Croxley Green31332First

Crime in Croxley Green During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Croxley Green change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Croxley Green saw a 600% increase in violence and sexual offences. Croxley Green saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during July, when it fell by 50% compared to July in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour----------
Violence and Sexual Offences-----50%----+600%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Croxley Green

What police force serves Croxley Green?
Croxley Green's local territorial police force is the Hertfordshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Croxley Green?
Croxley Green is the safest small town in Hertfordshire.

What is Croxley Green's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Croxley Green are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Croxley Green?
Croxley Green's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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