North Mymms is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hertfordshire, and is the 65th most dangerous overall out of Hertfordshire's 140 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in North Mymms in 2021 was 42 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hertfordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 37% lower than the Hertfordshire rate of 58 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, North Mymms is the 222nd safest small town, and the 4,359th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In April 2020, North Mymms was the worst small town in Hertfordshire for vehicle crime, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.86 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2015 was also a bad month for North Mymms residents, when it was Hertfordshire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.21 per 1,000 residents.
The most common crimes in North Mymms are violence and sexual offences, with 155 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 17. This is 6% lower than 2020's figure of 165 offences and a difference of 1.07 from 2020's crime rate of 18. North Mymms's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.
Top 10 Safest
Small Towns, Hertfordshire
67% lower, regional crime rate
East of England
81% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in North Mymms is 67% lower than the East of England and 81% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in North Mymms 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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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||154||16.52||24,485||20.58||25% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||1||0.11||1,331||1.12||918% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||42||4.51||6,856||5.76||28% safer|
|Other Crime||12||1.29||1,397||1.17||9% more dangerous|
|Other Theft||34||3.65||6,802||5.72||57% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||2||0.21||613||0.52||148% safer|
|Public Order||20||2.15||5,245||4.41||105% safer|
|Theft From the Person||2||0.21||907||0.76||262% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||77||8.26||6,670||5.61||32% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||155||16.63||27,368||23.01||38% safer|
|Small Town||Total Crimes||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Baldock||481||45.27||7% more dangerous|
|Welwyn||416||45.88||8% more dangerous|
|Ware||978||48.68||13% more dangerous|
|Aldenham||472||49.14||14% more dangerous|
|Abbots Langley||1,197||54.93||23% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near South Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parsonage Road||Action to be taken by another organisation|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Swanley Crescent||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Petrol Station||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Rose Mead||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parsonage Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Station Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Bicycle theft||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Frampton Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Sibthorpe Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Vincenzo Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Ash Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Dellsome Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Knolles Crescent||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Parsonage Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Moffats Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Grangewood||Offender given a caution|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Rose Mead||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Parsonage Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||4.4||6||6||4.5||Safer|
|Possession of Weapons||1.2||0.32||-||0.21||Safer|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.43||0.11||0.54||0.32||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.11||0.32||0.32||0.21||Safer|
|Vehicle Crime||8||10||6||8||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||12||15||18||17||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in North Mymms that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.
|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|North Mymms Recreation Ground||5||-||-||-||-||0||1.8|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Barnet||67.08||37% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||49% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||53% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||53% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||59% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||62% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||66% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||67% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||68% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||72% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in North Mymms change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when North Mymms saw a 1,300% increase in criminal damage and arson. North Mymms saw a large fall in vehicle crime during June, when it fell by 91% compared to June in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+33%||-80%||+33%||+100%||+1,300%||+500%||-67%||-43%||-86%||-89%|
|Theft From the Person||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-||-44%||+400%||+82%||-||+33%||+30%||-55%||+100%||-13%|