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Crime and Safety in Tring

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Tring is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hertfordshire, and is the 68th safest overall out of Hertfordshire's 140 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Tring in 2021 was 39 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hertfordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 48% lower than the Hertfordshire rate of 58 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Tring is the 182nd safest small town, and the 4,865th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Tring was the worst small town in Hertfordshire for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.16 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2021 was also a bad month for Tring residents, when it was Hertfordshire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.24 per 1,000 residents. Tring recorded 14 reports of criminal damage and arson during November 2021, making its crime rate of 1.1 the worst small town for criminal damage and arson in Hertfordshire that month.

The most common crimes in Tring are violence and sexual offences, with 190 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 15. This is 4.7% higher than 2020's figure of 181 offences and a difference of 0.72 from 2020's crime rate of 14. Tring's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 4 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 50% from 2020's figure of 6 crimes.

Tring 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Hertfordshire

80% lower, regional crime rate

East of England

95% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Tring is 80% lower than the East of England and 95% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Tring Crime Rate Over Time

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Tring Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Tring 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 Tring

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202139489
202039485
201950621
201864800
201751638
201641509

Crime in Tring Compared To Hertfordshire

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Summary of Crimes in Tring This Year

 TringHertfordshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour23218.5624,48520.58 11% safer
Bicycle Theft40.321,3311.12 250% safer
Burglary241.923,1172.62 36% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson564.486,8565.76 29% safer
Drugs70.562,4482.06 268% safer
Other Crime141.121,3971.17 4.5% safer
Other Theft645.126,8025.72 12% safer
Possession of Weapons50.406130.52 30% safer
Public Order302.405,2454.41 84% safer
Robbery80.645250.44 31% more dangerous
Shoplifting322.565,7434.83 89% safer
Theft From the Person70.569070.76 36% safer
Vehicle Crime483.846,6705.61 46% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19015.2027,36823.01 51% safer

Tring Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Sandridge272.301601% safer
London Colney242.471484% safer
Berkhamsted67335.4310% safer
Sawbridgeworth33336.717% safer
Chorleywood42836.846% safer
Tring48939.12-
Royston71942.197% more dangerous
North Mymms39442.277% more dangerous
Baldock48145.2714% more dangerous
Welwyn41645.8815% more dangerous
Ware97848.6820% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Tring

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Recent Crimes in Tring

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Weavers RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Chappel MeadowInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Eight AcresInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shugars GreenUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Church YardInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Eight AcresUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Goldfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Mortimer RiseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Church LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Gadmore LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Okeley LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Wingrave RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Weavers RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Surrey PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Shugars GreenInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near B488Unable to prosecute suspect
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect

Tring Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14171719 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.880.560.480.32 Safer
Burglary862.21.9 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson953.84.5 Safer
Drugs1.81.21.10.56 Safer
Other Crime0.480.960.641.1 Getting worse
Other Theft662.75 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.640.16-0.40 Safer
Public Order3.93.03.02.4 Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)1.11.30.720.64 Safer
Shoplifting54.63.22.6 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.560.800.160.56No change
Vehicle Crime10763.8 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16141415 Getting worse

Changes In Tring's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Tring to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Tring39.12-
Barnet67.0842% more dangerous
Croydon82.4853% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0557% more dangerous
Bristol90.5257% more dangerous
Coventry102.2462% more dangerous
Leicester111.5965% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0668% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6470% more dangerous
Bradford132.2870% more dangerous
Leeds150.9474% more dangerous

Crime in Tring's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Tring North20740First

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 bicycle theft.

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