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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Acronym: 
BOCSAR

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Research report

28 May 2015

This report deals with criminal cases finalised in 2014 in the New South Wales Local, Children’s, District and Supreme Courts.

Introduction

While criminal disposals have increased in the Local and Higher Courts, they have fallen in the Children’s Court. In the...

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Briefing paper

18 May 2015

Prison population forecasting is fraught with difficulty. Many factors affect the size of the prison population, including levels of crime, the number of arrests, the proportion of arrestees convicted, the proportion refused bail, the proportion given a prison sentence, the average length of...

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Statistics

18 May 2015

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 for juveniles and adults. The...

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Research report

16 Apr 2015

Presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2014, with a focus on the statistical trends for the 24 months ending December 2014.

Summary

The report includes an overview of trends in the most recent two-year...

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Research report

16 Apr 2015

This study finds that the January 2014 reforms appear to have reduced the incidence of assault in the Kings Cross and CBD entertainment precincts.

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Aims: To determine (1) whether the January 2014 reforms to the NSW Liquor Act reduced the...

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Research report

16 Apr 2015

In the period since 1990, assault and sexual assault rates recorded significant long term upward trends whilst the other eight offences analysed in this report were trending down or stable.

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Aim: The aim of this paper is to analyse the...

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Research report

15 Apr 2015

Aim: To investigate whether the NSW Higher and Local Courts have become more lenient across a range of offence categories.

Method: Examination of trends from 1994 to 2013 in bail outcomes, the use of imprisonment as a sanction for convicted offenders, and...

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Research report

14 Apr 2015

Describes trends in charges for driving while disqualified (DWD), to examine characteristics of DWD offenders and the penalties imposed on them.

Aim

To describe trends in charges for driving while disqualified (DWD), to examine characteristics of DWD offenders and...

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Research report

07 Apr 2015

Aims: To describe the characteristics of those found guilty of breaching an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) in NSW in 2013 and the principal penalties they received.

Method: BOCSAR’s Criminal Courts database provided information regarding the...

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Research report

25 Feb 2015

Property offences have been declining in New South Wales, but one crime which has bucked this trend is fraud.

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Aim: 1) To provide an understanding of the nature of fraud incidents recorded by NSW Police. 2) To find out which fraud types are...

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