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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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BOCSAR

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15 May 2014

This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the rapid rise in the NSW prison population from January 2013 to March 2014.

Method: Descriptive analysis of court, crime, arrest and correctional data, and ARIMA modelling of prison trends.

Results:...

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15 May 2014

New South Wales' adult prison population reached a record high in March this year of 10,741.

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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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02 May 2014

This study examined the risk of re-offending of those who received an intensive correction order, relative to those who received periodic detention and suspended sentences with supervision.

Method: Details of offenders’ demographic and offence characteristics, prior...

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10 Apr 2014

This paper analyses the trends in the rates of annual recorded incidents of 10 categories of property and violent crime for the period 1990 to 2013 in New South Wales (NSW).

Method: Offence rates were calculated using criminal incident data from the NSW Police Force...

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10 Apr 2014

Introduction: This report presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2013, with a focus on the statistical trends for the 24 months ending December 2013. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational...

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10 Apr 2014

This report provides a statistical overview of recent crime trends in New South Wales.

It finds that while most offences have decreased, indecent assault and fraud have increased.

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28 Feb 2014

Aim: To compare estimates of re-offending obtained from two sources, police data on persons of interest proceeded against and court finalisation data.

Method: Offenders who were convicted in a NSW Local or Higher Court in 2009 and received a non-custodial...

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30 Jan 2014

Aim: To assess whether the NSW Alcohol-MERIT program improves the health and wellbeing of defendants.

Method: Before their participation in the Alcohol-MERIT program, the health and wellbeing of 123 defendants was measured using the SF-36, Kessler-10...

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30 Jan 2014

The NSW adult prison population grew by 6.9 per cent between July 2012 and December 2013, according to this report.

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This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter...

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24 Jan 2014

The NSW prison population is rising rapidly, according to this report which shows an increase of 508 prisoners between July last year (9,492) and September this year (10,000). 

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This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population...

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