NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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The effectiveness of alcohol interlocks in reducing repeat drink driving and improving road safety

This study evaluated the impact of the first phase of the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock Program (MAIP), introduced in NSW in February 2015, on repeat drink-driving, driving while disqualified, traffic infringements and crash outcomes.
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The impact of the NSW Youth Koori Court on sentencing and re-offending outcomes

The aim of this research was investigate the impact of the NSW Youth Koori Court (YKC) on youth justice outcomes, including the probability of being sentenced to a juvenile control order (JCO) and recidivism.
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Has the rate of domestic and family violence changed in NSW? Victim survey results from July 2008 to June 2020

This research aimed to examine prevalence and trends in domestic and family violence in New South Wales, as indicated by crime victim survey results. This report outlines the findings of the research, with one key finding being that trends in the rate of domestic violence...
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Breaches of COVID-19 public health orders in NSW

The aim of this research is to describe trends and characteristics of breaches of COVID-19 public health orders detected by the NSW Police Force and compare this information with self-reported rates of non-compliance.
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Understanding the decline in Aboriginal young people in custody in NSW from 2015 to 2019

This paper examines the recent downward trend of young Aboriginal people being imprisoned in New South Wales.