Legislative changes have led to increases in Breaches of orders offences recorded in the 10 year period ending September 2018. The effect of these changes on the statistical trends observed for this category will be explored in the latest spotlight.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 September 2018.
The number of criminal incidents recorded by police in the year to 30 September 2018 was 384,183. This is down 1.6% from 390,571 incidents recorded in the same period last year.