Tring Crime Overview

Tring is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hertfordshire, and is the 66th safest overall out of Hertfordshire's 141 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Tring in 2020 was 39 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hertfordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 54% lower than the Hertfordshire rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Tring is the 226th safest small town, and the 4,639th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Tring was the worst small town in Hertfordshire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.08 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2020 was also a bad month for Tring residents, when it was Hertfordshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.40 per 1,000 residents. Tring recorded 3 reports of robbery during September 2020, making its crime rate of 0.24 the worst small town for robbery in Hertfordshire that month.

The most common crimes in Tring are violence and sexual offences, with 181 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 5.0% higher than 2019's figure of 172 offences and a difference of 0.72 from 2019's crime rate of 14. Tring's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 400% from 2019's figure of 10 crimes.

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Crime in Tring Compared To Hertfordshire

Summary of Crimes in Tring This Year

 TringHertfordshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour21417.1226,05921.9128% safer
Bicycle Theft60.481,5061.27165% safer
Burglary272.164,0233.3856% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson483.847,2416.0959% safer
Drugs141.122,6242.2197% safer
Other Crime80.641,4721.2494% safer
Other Theft342.726,8065.72110% safer
Public Order372.965,5574.6758% safer
Robbery90.727120.6017% more dangerous
Shoplifting403.206,3585.3567% safer
Theft From the Person20.168180.69331% safer
Vehicle Crime796.326,7305.6610% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences18114.4826,80322.5356% safer

Tring Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Watford Rural70331.7122% safer
London Colney32833.7215% safer
Chorleywood40935.2010% safer
Abbots Langley77235.4310% safer
Berkhamsted73438.640.41% safer
Tring48538.80-
Sawbridgeworth36440.133.3% more dangerous
Royston68940.434.0% more dangerous
North Mymms38441.206% more dangerous
Welwyn37641.466% more dangerous
Ware1,01450.4723% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Tring

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Tring Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour16141717Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.240.880.560.48Safer
Burglary6862.2Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9953.8Safer
Drugs1.11.81.21.1Safer
Other Crime0.560.480.960.64Safer
Other Theft7662.7Safer
Public Order2.73.93.03.0Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.241.11.30.72Safer
Shoplifting4.354.63.2Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.320.560.800.16Safer
Vehicle Crime51076Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13161414Getting worse

Changes In Tring's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Tring to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Tring38.80-
Barnet67.7143% more dangerous
Coventry77.4150% more dangerous
Croydon83.2253% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8155% more dangerous
Bristol86.2155% more dangerous
Leicester97.4460% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8762% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2864% more dangerous
Bradford133.0271% more dangerous
Leeds137.1072% more dangerous

Crime in Tring's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Tring North20840First

Crime in Tring During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Tring change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Tring saw a 750% increase in vehicle crime. Tring saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 91% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+36%+60%+75%-6%+39%-41%-+41%-57%-17%
Bicycle Theft----------50%
Burglary+100%+33%-91%---80%+100%-83%-82%-33%
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%-29%-+150%+67%-14%-82%-88%--57%
Drugs---50%-+150%-+100%--67%-
Other Crime+100%----50%-+100%---
Other Theft-50%-50%-33%-63%--38%-75%-50%-+33%
Public Order+50%-67%+25%-75%-17%--50%+400%+100%+100%
Robbery----67%--+200%---
Shoplifting+20%---75%+40%-67%-57%+50%--33%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+600%-33%-60%+33%--38%-33%+750%-67%+33%
Violence and Sexual Offences+29%-10%+13%-29%-11%+14%+69%+9%+22%-

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Tring

What police force serves Tring?
Tring's local territorial police force is the Hertfordshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Tring?
Tring is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hertfordshire.
What is Tring's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Tring are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Tring?
Tring's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021