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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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BOCSAR

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14 Apr 2015

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

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

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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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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.

Separate figures are presented for...

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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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Research report

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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Research report

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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