Crime statistics

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18 Jul 2017

The Community Correction Order (CCO) is a sentencing order that provides for an offender’s punishment and rehabilitation in the community. An offender’s failure to comply with a CCO without a reasonable excuse is a criminal offence with a maximum penalty of three months’ imprisonment.

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12 Jul 2017

The changing environment of policing and recent trends in crime have raised community concerns. New challenges in community safety require more than rhetoric and promises to bring about sustained change. Every Victorian should be entitled to feel safe at any time regardless of where they live or...

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Audio program

22 Jun 2017

Domestic violence in Australia is a serious problem that has been underreported for years. New figures obtained by PM show that the number of female perpetrators of domestic assaults in New South Wales has been steadily increasing over the past ten years - and it's not only against partners....

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Website

19 Jun 2017

The Australian Institute of Criminology’s (AIC) new website Crime Statistics Australia provides an interactive gateway to Australian crime and justice research.

Officially launched this week by the Minister for Justice, the Hon. Michael Keenan, the new website provides online...

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Data portal

31 May 2017

In March 2016, the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence (Royal Commission) concluded a 13-month inquiry and handed down a list of 227 recommendations, all of which were accepted by the Andrews Government.

Among these findings were a selection of recommendations that...

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Other interactive resource

14 Nov 2016

Summary: Wyndham Vale recorded the most murders in Victoria over the past year, more bikes than cars were stolen in Fitzroy and Lorne saw a sixfold increase in rape.

Kew recorded an eightfold increase in fraud during the year from April 2015 to March 2016, Frankston had...

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Research report

29 Sep 2016

Previous research has identified that groups of young offenders follow diverse offending trajectories over their early offending careers. This paper uses a statistical technique, the semi-parametric group-based method, to identify the latent offending trajectories of a cohort of Victorian...

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Research report

29 Sep 2016

Of 81,199 adult offenders, 26% reoffended within two years of the index appearance.

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To re-examine the Group Risk Assessment Model (GRAM) for predicting reoffending in adults given non-custodial sentences and to assess the accuracy of the model.

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Statistics

05 Sep 2016

In the 24 months to June 2016, two of the 17 major offences showed a significant upward trend across NSW, nine were trending downward and the remaining six offences were stable. The offences trending upward were steal from retail store (up 6.3%) and fraud (up 1.7%).

The offences trending...

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Research report

11 Jul 2016

The review identified options for addressing critical statistical data needs for a social investment approach, taking account of the impact and outcomes of crime. The Ministry of Justice wishes to ensure that the right information is available in a timely and efficient way – to inform better...

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Discussion paper

15 Jun 2016

The Crime Statistics Agency does not currently release recorded crime statistics relating to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status in our main releases due to concerns we have with high proportions of missing or unknown data based on self-identification. The agency has been exploring...

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Statistics

08 Jun 2016

In the 24 months to March 2016, two of the 17 major offences showed a significant upward trend across NSW, seven were trending downward and the remaining eight offences were stable. The offences trending upward were steal from retail store (up 7.9%) and indecent assault, act of indecency and...

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Video program

07 Jun 2016

Why Am I?: The Science of Us (also known as Predict My Future: The Science of Us) is a 2016 New Zealand documentary series about the ...

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Briefing paper

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30 May 2016

Prior research has identified that a number of factors are associated with an increased risk of recidivism amongst perpetrators of domestic violence and that the risk assessment tools currently available have limited statistical capacity to accurately predict recidivism. In Victoria, police...

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Research report

20 Apr 2016

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has released a short ‘in fact’ paper on analysis of the level of police-recorded repeat family violence perpetration in Victoria over the past ten years.

The key findings of the analysis are that:

  • Between January 2006 and December 2015,
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Briefing paper

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20 Apr 2016

This brief is an annual update of the property and violent crime trends first reported in Moffatt and Poynton (2006). The aim of the paper is to examine 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. 

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20 Apr 2016

This report 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 twenty-four months ending December 2015. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational Policing System (COPS) of the...

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18 Feb 2016

Abstract: There is an established relationship between crime and areas with a high density of licensed premises (night-time entertainment [NTE] precincts). Various initiatives have been implemented with the aim of reducing harms that arise as a result of alcohol consumption in...

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Statistics

31 Dec 2015

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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 and the average length of stay. Separate figures are presented...

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Research report

18 Jun 2015

NOTE: See Related Content below for associated data tables for download.

Recorded crime statistics show that there were 458,027 offences recorded by Victoria Police in the year to March 2015, up 1.3% compared to the same period last year.

The crime rate was 7696.5...

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