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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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BOCSAR

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18 May 2015

This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay. Separate figures are presented for juveniles and adults. The...

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30 Jan 2015

This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data for New South Wales, and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay.

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03 Dec 2014

In the 24 months to September 2014, none of the major offence categories showed a significant upward trend across New South Wales as a whole.

Ten of the major offences showed significant downward trends:

  1. non-domestic assault (down 8.1%);
  2. robbery without a weapon (down
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30 Oct 2014

The NSW adult prison population has fallen from a peak of 10,825 in April to 10,426 in September.

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This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender,...

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03 Oct 2014

This paper examines how recorded crime trends in New South Wales may be affected by the percentage of crimes ‘rejected’ by police as not genuine.

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Crime trends in NSW are based on crimes recorded by police and accepted by them as genuine. The trend in...

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12 Dec 2011

In the 24 months to September 2011, crimes such as assault and motor theft were tending downwards in New South Wales.

The offences trending downwards were:

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09 Jun 2011

The latest crime figures continue the pattern of stable or falling crime in NSW established over the last decade.

In the 24 months to March 2011, 11 of the 17 major offences were stable and five were trending downwards. One offence, assault – domestic violence related, was trending...

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21 Jan 2003

In New South Wales (NSW), Australia, new legislation, the Drug Court Act 1998, was enacted to enable a trial to be conducted of an adult drug court program as an alternative to jail for the increasing number of criminal offenders who were addicted to elicit drugs. One of the questions the trial...

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03 Apr 2017

Introduction

This report presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2016, with a focus on the statistical trends for the 24 months ending December 2016. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational...

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03 Apr 2017

Aim: To report on the age profile of the NSW offender population with particular attention given to older offenders.

Method: This is a descriptive study utilising criminal court data from BOCSAR’s Reoffending Database and inmate census data from...

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06 Mar 2017

Aims: To assess the longer-term effects of the 2014 NSW liquor law reforms on levels of violence in the inner Sydney area.

Method: Interrupted time series models were used to examine the effects of the legislative reforms introduced in January 2014....

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Statistics

30 Jan 2017

This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data for New South Wales and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay.

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14 Dec 2016

Aim: To determine which factors were associated with (1) female experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), (2) female reporting of physical or sexual assault by an intimate partner to the police and (3) females seeking help and support after experiencing IPV.

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24 Nov 2016

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Aim: To determine whether there has been any change in the rate of reporting of assaults at The Star casino by staff before and after the lockout reforms were introduced in February 2014. This paper also briefly examines the characteristics of...

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31 Oct 2016

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To compare the accuracy of Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) model and Holt-Winters additive exponential smoothing method for forecasting the size of the total NSW adult prison population

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NSW adult prison population...

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27 Oct 2016

Contents: This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay.

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20 Oct 2016

Aim: To estimate the proportion of ADVOs breached and identify factors associated with a breach of a final order.

Method: Details of all ADVOs granted between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014 (inclusive) were extracted from the NSW COPS database and linked to...

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18 Oct 2016

Aim: To determine whether greater efficiency can be achieved through application of the Rolling List Court (RLC) model to NSW District Criminal Court matters.

Method: A non-blinded randomised trial was initiated in which eligible District Criminal Court...

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