This data has now been superseded and is for historical reference only. For the most accurate data, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) recommends the use of data from the most recent release. The CSA does not recommend the use of this data to make comparisons over time.
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Since early 2020 Victoria has been responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic through a range of health responses that have included periods of restrictions on people’s movements and daily activities. The health response was supported by the introduction of new COVID-19-related offences codes relating to breaches of Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 . The restrictions on movement and introduction of breaches of CHO directions had a flow on effect for Victorian recorded crime, and this differed by crime type. For more information about the impacts of COVID-19 on crime please see the CSA paper Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic: update to the end of December 2020.
In this spotlight, we used Victoria Police recorded data to 31 March 2021 to examine long-term Property and deception-related offence trends.
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