NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Source Details

Link to organisation: http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/

Source Acronym: BOCSAR

Owning Institution: Government of New South Wales

Source Type: Government

24 June 2016

This resource examines the effect of Police and Citizen Youth Clubs' (PCYC) 'Young Offender' program on recidivism rates.

14 June 2016

Finds that prison is no more effective in deterring domestic violence offenders than a suspended sentence.

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20 April 2016

Analyses the trends in the rates of annual recorded incidents of ten categories of property and violent crime for the period 1990 to 2015 in NSW.

20 April 2016

Presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2015, with a focus on the statistical trends for the 24 months ending December 2015.

20 April 2016

Examines trends in non-domestic assault in Pyrmont and The Star casino since the February 2014 reforms contained in the Liquor Amendment Act 2014 (popularly known as the ‘lockout laws’) were...

26 February 2016

The growth in the NSW prison inmate population shows no sight of slowing. This brief examines the factors driving the upward trend.

18 January 2016

Prolific offenders are found to make a disproportionate contribution to the total volume of offending and recidivism, according to this report.

14 January 2016

This study examined whether the inclusion of child protection data improves the ability to predict re-offending in young persons with few prior formal contacts with the criminal justice system....

31 December 2015

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, most serious offence...

2 November 2015

The NSW adult prison population grew by 14 per cent between October 2014 and September 2015, reaching a new record high in September this year of 11,801.