NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research


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Research report

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:

Assault – non-domestic violence related (down 5.8%) Robbery without a weapon (down 17.9%) Break and enter dwelling...

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

18 Jul 2017

This study finds that Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory Australian Adaptation (YLS/CMI-AA) data did not significantly improve the predictive accuracy of static risk-based models of recidivism for Indigenous or non-Indigenous offenders.

Research report

19 Jun 2017

An exploratory analysis of the factors influencing trial duration in the NSW District Criminal Court.

Research report

30 May 2017

As a result of the NSW Police Force conducting more mobile roadside drug tests, the number of persons charged and consequently found guilty of drug driving has rapidly increased since 2015.

Research report

23 May 2017

This study aimed to find whether the Safer Pathway program is more effective in reducing domestic violence related offences (e.g. physical assault, threats of physical assault, intimidation) than the conventional response to such offences.

Research report

8 May 2017

Aim: To describe a simulation model of the NSW prison system and demonstrate its utility as a tool for examining the effects of changes to the criminal justice system that influence the number of prisoners in custody.

Method: The model consists of...

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