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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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BOCSAR

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Research report

14 Jan 2016

Aim: To determine whether the inclusion of child protection data improves the ability to predict re-offending in young persons with few prior formal contacts with the criminal justice system.

Method: A cohort of young persons who had their first, second...

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Statistics

31 Dec 2015

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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, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay. Separate figures are presented...

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Research report

02 Nov 2015

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The NSW adult prison population grew by 14 per cent between October 2014 and September 2015, reaching a new record high in September this year of 11,801. This brings the total increase in the NSW adult prison population over the last two years to 17 per cent....

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Research report

19 Oct 2015

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Aim: To compare crime trends in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, England and Wales, and Scandinavia.

Method: Trend data were extracted from publications and online data repositories....

Research report

19 Oct 2015

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Aim: To provide an overview of adult and juvenile re-offending over the last 10 years in New South Wales (NSW).

Method: Descriptive analysis of data from the NSW Re-offending Database (ROD).

Results and...

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Research report

09 Sep 2015

Summary: This report uses various data sources to show the incidence of night-time alcohol-related violence and other alcohol harm in the Sydney CBD in the ten years prior to the 2014 lockout intervention. Between 2004 and 2013 police crime statistics and triple zero (000) calls...

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Research report

07 Sep 2015

Aim: To identify the situational and offender characteristics associated with prison sentences for Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) breaches.

Method: Case narratives from police incident reports of ADVO breach incidents in NSW were analysed. Two...

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Research report

24 Aug 2015

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Between 2007 and 2014 trial delay in the NSW District Criminal Court increased 34% for defendants on bail and 44% for those on remand.  In 2014 the pending caseload had increased to 1716 trials. This reports finds these results to be due to increases in the volume...

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Research report

19 Aug 2015

Aim: To consider trends in bail and remand prior to and immediately following the implementation of the Bail Act (2013) on 20 May 2014 and the ‘show cause’ amendments on 28 January 2015.

Method: Descriptive analysis of trends in police use of Bail CANs,...

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Research report

02 Jun 2015

In the 60 months to March 2015, domestic violence, indecent assault, sexual assult, theft from dwelling and fraud increased in New South Wales, while other types of major offences decreased or remained stable.

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In the 24 months to March 2014, only three of...

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