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.
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.
This paper finds that providing legal advice and representation to Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) defendants does not result in fewer breaches of ADVOs, but defendants receiving legal advice and those associated with its provision were strongly supportive of the service.
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.
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.