NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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Research
18 May 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...

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18 May 2015

The aim of this brief is to provide short and long term forecasts of growth in the NSW prison population.

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16 April 2015

In the period since 1990, assault and sexual assault rates recorded significant long term upward trends whilst the other eight offences analysed in this report were trending down or stable.

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16 April 2015

This study finds that the January 2014 reforms appear to have reduced the incidence of assault in the Kings Cross and CBD entertainment precincts.

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16 April 2015

Presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2014, with a focus on the statistical trends for the 24 months ending December 2014.

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15 April 2015

This study finds no evidence that the NSW criminal courts have become more lenient overall in the past two decades, and instead finds that sentencing has become more severe in many offence...

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14 April 2015

Describes trends in charges for driving while disqualified (DWD), to examine characteristics of DWD offenders and the penalties imposed on them.

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7 April 2015

This paper describes the characteristics of those found guilty of breaching an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order in NSW in 2013 and the principal penalties they received.

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25 February 2015

Property offences have been declining in New South Wales, but one crime which has bucked this trend is fraud.

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19 February 2015

This paper argues that regulatory authorities should be concerned about increases in liquor outlet density.