New Year’s Eve was ‘relatively quiet’ says police chief


Police were called out to a total of 91 incidents in Dacorum from 7pm on New Year’s Eve and 7am the following day.

Dacorum Chief Inspector Mike Pryce said: “It was relatively quiet in Dacorum during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. There were a number of incidents reported however these were largely low level incidents and there were no serious or violent crimes.”

During the same period last year, there were 105 incidents in the borough.

Across the whole of Herts this year, there were 692 emergency calls to police and 365 non-emergency calls. A total of 675 incidents were reported.