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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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BOCSAR

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Briefing paper

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20 Apr 2016

This brief is an annual update of the property and violent crime trends first reported in Moffatt and Poynton (2006). The aim of the paper is to examine the trends in the rates of annual recorded incidents of ten categories of property and violent crime for the period 1990 to 2015 in NSW. 

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Research report

26 Feb 2016

Abstract

Aim: To explain the rapid rise in the NSW prison population over the five years from 2011 to 2015.

Methods: Descriptive analysis of court, police and prison data. Kendall’s tau was used to test for significant change in...

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Research report

18 Jan 2016

Prolific offenders are found to make a disproportionate contribution to the total volume of offending and recidivism, according to this report.

Aim: To examine the frequency of contacts (police cautions, youth justice conferences, or finalised court appearances at which...

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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

Overview

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

Overview

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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