Melissa Burgess

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15 Aug 2011

The rate of offending on both NSW trains and at stations is very low, however relative risk varies considerably depending upon location, day of week and time of day.

The rail transport system is an integral part of the State’s urban infrastructure. Residents in...


12 Aug 2011

Aim: To describe current trends in domestic violence and factors associated with reporting offences to police in NSW.

Method: Descriptive analyses were conducted on all incidents of domestic assault recorded by NSW Police between 2001 and 2010. Factors associated with reporting of...


6 Apr 2011

Describes how Local Government Area crime hotspot maps are produced and how they should be interpreted.

The distribution of crime across a region is not random. A number of factors influence where crime occurs, including the physical and social characteristics of the place and...

Briefing paper

8 Oct 2010

The Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) opened in Kings Cross in May 2001. This paper examines whether there have been (a) increases in the volume of robbery, property crime and drug offences in Kings Cross Local Area Command, or (b) increases in the proportion of...

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