NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research


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Research report

9 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...

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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...


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Research report

3 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 Corrective Services NSW....

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6 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. Police...



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.

Separate figures are presented for juveniles...

Research report

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.


Research report

24 Nov 2016


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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