Hertfordshire is one of the safest counties in England to live and work and Hertfordshire Constabulary is committed to working with local councils and other groups and organisations across the county to keep crime low.

Number of crimes

The crime statistics for the first quarter April - June 2018 vs the same period last year show a small increase of +3.5%. There have been some significant reductions in criminal damage down 33% , theft of motor vehicle -7% and other theft -5%. The Police are working hard to reduce burglaries in the area and advise residents to make sure their home is properly secured every time you leave the house. Further advice can be found here

To view crime statistics for your local area go to the Hertfordshire Constabulary mapping site at www.police.uk/ and type in your postcode. You can zoom in on the map to see area-specific crime data.

Date of last review: 07 August 2018