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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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BOCSAR

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19 Feb 2015

This paper argues that regulatory authorities should be concerned about increases in liquor outlet density.

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Aim: To investigate the relationship between liquor licence concentrations and assault rates in Local Government Areas (LGAs) in...

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12 Feb 2015

This paper finds that public confidence in the NSW Criminal Justice System has improved since 2007, but pervasive misperceptions around crime trends and justice outcomes seemingly continue to undermine confidence.

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Aim: To assess (1) the...

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30 Jan 2015

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.

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08 Dec 2014

Aims: To determine: 1) whether providing legal advice to defendants in Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) proceedings reduces the frequency with which ADVOs are breached; 2) what defendants and stakeholders think about the pilot legal advice service provided to...

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03 Dec 2014

In the 24 months to September 2014, none of the major offence categories showed a significant upward trend across New South Wales as a whole.

Ten of the major offences showed significant downward trends:

  1. non-domestic assault (down 8.1%);
  2. robbery without a weapon (down
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02 Dec 2014

Aim: To describe and discuss trends in age-specific rates of offending for property crime, robbery and serious assault.

Method: Descriptive statistics and graphical displays.

Results: The number of people apprehended by police for...

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01 Dec 2014

Describes the nature of malicious damage to property offences in Bourke Local Government Area, considering the characteristics of both the offence and known offenders.

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In the 12 months to March 2014, the rate of malicious damage to property offences in...

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27 Nov 2014

Large-scale seizures of cocaine, heroin and amphetamine-type substances (ATS) do not result in any reduction in overdoses on these drugs or on arrests for use and possession of these drugs, according to this report.

Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the question...

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25 Nov 2014

There is no evidence licensed premises are systematically concealing assaults in a bid to avoid losing their liquor license or to avoid having restrictions imposed on their trading hours, according to this report.

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To determine whether there has been any change...

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30 Oct 2014

The NSW adult prison population has fallen from a peak of 10,825 in April to 10,426 in September.

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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,...

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