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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.
Malicious damage to property offences in Bourke Local Government Area
Describes the nature of malicious damage to property offences in Bourke Local Government Area, considering the characteristics of both the offence and known offenders. Summary In the 12 months to March 2014, the rate of malicious damage to property offences in Bourke LGA was the...
NSW recorded crime statistics 2014
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. Summary The report includes an overview of trends in the most recent...
An update of long-term trends in property and violent crime in New South Wales: 1990-2014
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. Abstract Aim: The aim of this paper is to analyse the trends in the rates...
Why is the NSW prison population still growing? Another look at prison trends between 2011 and 2015
Abstract Aim: To explain the rapid rise in the NSW prison population over the five years from 2011 to 2015. Methods: Descriptive analysis of court, police and prison data. Kendall’s tau was used to test for significant change in trend data. Results: Between June 2011...
What’s causing the growth in Indigenous imprisonment in NSW?
Examines the rise in the NSW Indigenous prison population. Method: Descriptive analysis of trends in bail, sentencing and court appearances. Results: The rise in Indigenous imprisonment in NSW is due to a combination of higher rates of arrest resulting in conviction, a greater likelihood of...
Trends in Indigenous offending NSW: 2001-2015
Aim: To describe trends in Indigenous arrest rates in New South Wales for property and violent offences. Method: Descriptive analysis of overall and age-specific trends for property and violent crime. Results: Over the last 15 years in NSW the rate of Indigenous arrest for violent...
Reporting rates of assaults at The Star casino by licensed premises staff
Abstract Aim: To determine whether there has been any change in the rate of reporting of assaults at The Star casino by staff before and after the lockout reforms were introduced in February 2014. This paper also briefly examines the characteristics of both offenders and...
New South Wales recorded crime statistics 2015
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...
An update of long-term trends in violent and property crime in New South Wales: 1990-2015
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...