NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
In the 24 months to June 2014, no major crime categories in New South Wales showed a significant upward trend across the state as a whole.
Seven of the major offences showed significant downward trends:robbery without a weapon (down 18.7%); break and...
After reaching a peak of 10,822 in April this year, the number of adults in custody in NSW fell back to 10,515 in June.
This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current...
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,...
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.
In the 24 months to March 2014, only three of the 17 major...
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...
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: The key factors...
New South Wales' adult prison population reached a record high in March this year of 10,741.
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,...
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 convictions and penalties received, and re-offences were...
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...
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...