Harrow is the second safest borough in London. The overall crime rate in Harrow in 2021 was 58 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to London's overall crime rate, coming in 51% lower than the London rate of 87 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Harrow is the second safest city, and the 2,561st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
The most common crimes in Harrow are violence and sexual offences, with 4,886 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 4.5% higher than 2020's figure of 4,667 offences and a difference of 0.87 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Harrow's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 72 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 29% from 2020's figure of 93 crimes.
50% lower, regional crime rate
33% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Harrow is 50% lower than London and 33% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Harrow represent the time frame between July 2019 and June 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 04 Aug, 2022
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Last updated: 04 Aug, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||6,030||24.01||303,000||33.85||41% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||234||0.93||21,536||2.41||159% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||965||3.84||53,198||5.94||55% safer|
|Other Crime||193||0.77||10,265||1.15||49% safer|
|Other Theft||1,430||5.69||90,137||10.07||77% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||72||0.29||5,014||0.56||93% safer|
|Public Order||1,050||4.18||61,305||6.85||64% safer|
|Theft From the Person||496||1.97||39,809||4.45||126% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||2,452||9.76||98,517||11.00||13% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||4,886||19.45||244,978||27.36||41% safer|
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|June 2022||Drugs||On or near Havelock Place||Local resolution|
|June 2022||Other theft||On or near Ennerdale Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Graham Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Long Elmes||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near The Bridge||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Theft from the person||On or near Shopping Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Theft from the person||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Drugs||On or near Parking Area||Local resolution|
|June 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Lucas Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Drugs||On or near Shopping Area||Local resolution|
|June 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Wychwood Close||Offender given a caution|
|June 2022||Bicycle theft||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Other theft||On or near Shopping Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Old South Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Imperial Drive||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|June 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Sports/Recreation Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Public order||On or near Havelock Place||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Stratton Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|June 2022||Drugs||On or near Lowlands Road||Local resolution|
|June 2022||Drugs||On or near Rocklands Drive||Offender given penalty notice|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||18||22||35||24||Getting worse|
|Bicycle Theft||0.67||0.52||0.70||0.93||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||4.2||4.2||3.8||3.8||Safer|
|Other Crime||0.74||0.71||0.84||0.77||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.37||0.37||0.37||0.29||Safer|
|Public Order||3.6||3.6||4.1||4.2||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||1.4||2.5||2.1||1.2||Safer|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||1.8||2.4||1.1||2.0||Getting worse|
|Vehicle Crime||8||11||12||10||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||18||19||19||19||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in Harrow 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|
|Chandos Recreation Ground||-||2||-||2||-||0||0.40|
|Harrow Hill Golf Course||-||-||-||-||-||1||0.31|
|Harrow Weald Recreation Ground||4||-||-||-||1||0||0.77|
|Priestmead Recreation Ground||-||2||-||-||1||1||2.2|
|Shaftesbury Playing Fields||2||2||-||-||-||1||1.2|
|Stanmore Recreation Ground||-||-||-||-||-||4||1.5|
|West Harrow Recreation Ground||36||6||1||2||4||6||5|
|City||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Barnet||67.08||14% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||30% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||91.10||37% more dangerous|
|Bristol||93.77||39% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.37||44% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.75||48% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||127.90||55% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||137.17||58% more dangerous|
|Bradford||145.60||60% more dangerous|
|Leeds||153.06||62% more dangerous|
Greenhill South is the most dangerous neighbourhood in Harrow, followed by Greenhill North in second place, and Wealdstone South as the third most dangerous area. Harrow's safest neighbourhoods are, in order, Hatch End North, Kenton East, and Pinner South.
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
|Hatch End North||176||32||29th|
|Hatch End South||455||58||12th|
|Rayners Lane North||319||48||18th|
|Rayners Lane South||356||44||21st|
|Stanmore Uxbridge Road||339||44||22nd|
Showing the safest and most dangerous parts of Harrow for specific criminal activity, with crime count and rate shown in brackets.
|Crime Type||Safest Neighbourhood||Most Dangerous Neighbourhood|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||Hatch End North (66)||Greenhill South (532)|
|Bicycle Theft||Kenton East (1)||Greenhill South (57)|
|Burglary||West Harrow (13)||Greenhill South (71)|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||Pinner South (9)||South Harrow (65)|
|Drugs||Hatch End North (6)||Greenhill South (87)|
|Other Crime||Belmont (2)||Greenhill South (14)|
|Other Theft||Hatch End North (12)||Greenhill South (223)|
|Possession of Weapons||Kenton West (1)||Alexandra Park (7)|
|Public Order||Kenton East (11)||Greenhill South (113)|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||Kenton East (2)||Greenhill North (29)|
|Shoplifting||Headstone Lane (1)||Greenhill South (179)|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||Headstone Lane (2)||Greenhill South (202)|
|Vehicle Crime||South Harrow (44)||Stanmore Park (140)|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||Hatch End North (52)||Greenhill North (340)|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Harrow change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Harrow saw a 211% increase in anti-social behaviour. Harrow saw a large fall in theft from the person during April, when it fell by 88% compared to April in 2019. Rates of burglary and theft from the person both fell year-on-year for every month during Harrow's lockdown.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-10%||-24%||-14%||-13%||+4%||+14%||-5%||-7%||-20%||-3%|
|Possession of Weapons||-13%||+8%||+20%||-8%||-60%||-45%||+50%||+120%||-11%||+40%|
|Theft From the Person||-56%||-88%||-86%||-77%||-71%||-34%||-50%||-||-15%||-44%|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+2%||-7%||-12%||-16%||-4%||+12%||+14%||-4%||-5%||+9%|
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