The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 31 December 2016 was 552,005. This is up 10.2% from 500,971 offences recorded in the same period last year.
Latest statistics released by the Crime Statistics Agency show that there has been an upward trend in sexual offences that have been recorded across Victoria in the past five years.
Research paper released: Identifying the differences between generalist and specialist family perpetrators15 February 2017
The Crime Statistics Agency has today releases its eighth 'in brief' research paper titled: Identifying the differences between generalist and specialist family perpetrators