You are here

Organisation

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Acronym: 
BOCSAR

Publisher
183

Pageview Total: 4,052

Research report

16 Jun 2014

Being a victim of violent crime has a damaging effect on mental health, particularly for women, according to this report.

The needs and experiences of victims of crime have become increasingly recognised as an important aspect of criminal justice and public policy. In Australia, victim...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

02 Jun 2014

In the 24 months to March 2014, domestic violence, indecent assault and fraud increased in New South Wales, while other types of major offences decreased or remained stable.

Summary

In the 24 months to March 2014, only three of the 17 major offences showed...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

30 May 2014

Aim: To investigate characteristics and trends from 2003/04 to 2012/13 in female persons of interest (POIs) recorded by NSW Police.

Method: The number of female and male POIs were informed by data on POIs proceeded against by police from the NSW Police...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

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:...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

15 May 2014

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

Summary

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

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

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...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

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...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

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...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

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.

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

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...

Share
Geographic Coverage: