The search found 201 results in 0.173 seconds.
Examines factors associated with early, late, and not guilty pleas in the District Court of NSW.
There are well established practical, financial and emotional benefits of obtaining guilty pleas early in criminal proceedings. While criminal proceedings in NSW are most commonly...
This study finds evidence that parole is effective in reducing the risk of re-offending in Australia.
The current study sought to address four questions of importance to correctional policy:
1. Does unconditional release increase the risk, speed or seriousness...
This study finds that offending on parole is less common than previous studies have suggested.
Aim: To measure the rate of re-offending on parole and identify the predictors of both general and violent offending on parole. To describe the types...
In the 24 months to June 2014, no major crime categories in New South Wales showed a significant upward trend across the state as a whole.
Seven of the major offences showed significant downward trends:robbery without a weapon (down 18.7%); break and...
After reaching a peak of 10,822 in April this year, the number of adults in custody in NSW fell back to 10,515 in June.
This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current...
Being a victim of violent crime has a damaging effect on mental health, particularly for women, according to this report.
The needs and experiences of victims of crime have become increasingly recognised as an important aspect of criminal justice and public policy. In Australia,...
Aim: To investigate characteristics and trends from 2003/04 to 2012/13 in female persons of interest (POIs) recorded by NSW Police.
Method: The number of female and male POIs were informed by data on POIs proceeded against by police from the NSW Police...
In the 24 months to March 2014, domestic violence, indecent assault and fraud increased in New South Wales, while other types of major offences decreased or remained stable.
In the 24 months to March 2014, only three of the 17 major...
This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the rapid rise in the NSW prison population from January 2013 to March 2014.
Method: Descriptive analysis of court, crime, arrest and correctional data, and ARIMA modelling of prison trends.
Results: The key factors...
New South Wales' adult prison population reached a record high in March this year of 10,741.
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,...