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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Acronym: 
BOCSAR

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Research report

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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Research report

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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Evaluation

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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Research report

12 Oct 2016

Overview

Aims: To determine: (1) the long-term risk that someone charged with a violent offence will commit another violent offence (2) what factors influence the likelihood of desistance and the length of time to the next violent offence for those who do...

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Research report

29 Sep 2016

Of 81,199 adult offenders, 26% reoffended within two years of the index appearance.

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To re-examine the Group Risk Assessment Model (GRAM) for predicting reoffending in adults given non-custodial sentences and to assess the accuracy of the model.

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Research report

28 Sep 2016

Examines the rise in the NSW Indigenous prison population.

Method: Descriptive analysis of trends in bail, sentencing and court appearances.

Results: The rise in Indigenous imprisonment in NSW is due to a combination of higher rates of arrest...

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Research report

28 Sep 2016

Aim: To describe trends in Indigenous arrest rates in New South Wales for property and violent offences.

Method: Descriptive analysis of overall and age-specific trends for property and violent crime.

Results: Over the last 15...

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Research report

26 Sep 2016

Aim: To examine the effect of the Bail Act 2013 (NSW) and subsequent ‘show-cause’ amendments on trends in the number and proportion of defendants being refused bail.

Method: Descriptive analysis of the number of defendants, proportion of all defendants...

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Research report

16 Sep 2016

Aim: To determine whether the fine amount, the fine detection mode and the socioeconomic status of the offender influence the willingness to pay a fine.

Method: Adults from NSW were surveyed about their experience with traffic fines and willingness to pay...

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Research report

13 Sep 2016

Aim: To examine trends in the use of conditional discharges in New South Wales Local Courts between 2004 and 2015.

Method: Data for adults found guilty of at least one offence in the New South Wales Local Courts between January 2004 and September 2015...

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