New figures show key crime measures decreasing while police recorded family incidents rise.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2020-21 Victorian Family Violence Database.
Decreases in crime in the last 12 months are offset by increases in breaches of orders.
Only one in seven incidents of sexual offending reported to police progress through the justice system to be proven in court, research released today by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.
1 in 5 criminal offences in Victoria were family violence-related in the year ending 31 March 2021.
In its third release, the pandemic-focused portal highlights family violence data collected as Victoria’s most restrictive lockdown measures began to ease, between 1 October and 31December 2020.
Crime Statistics Agency research released today provides a first look into data collected by Victoria Police about children who have witnessed or been exposed to family violence.
The introduction of COVID-19 related offences has driven key crime measures up
Seven distinct ‘types’ of family violence perpetrators can be identified using police records, research released by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2019-20 Victorian Family Violence Database.