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Shining a spotlight on deception offences in Victoria

In the year ending September 2015 there were 37,069 deception related offences recorded. What are these offences, where do they take place, and who do they affect? Find out more in our spotlight on deception offences.

Key figures: Year to 30 September 2015

The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 30 September 2015 was 482,959. This is up 6.0% from 455,728 offences recorded in the same period last year.

Research paper released: Recorded drug use and possession crime in metropolitan, regional and rural Victoria, 2006-2015

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its second 'in brief' research paper, which explores changes in the number and rate of drug use and possession crimes across Victoria over the past ten years.

Key figures: Year to 30 June 2015

The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 30 June 2015 was 469,830. This is up 4.6% from 449,307 offences recorded in the same period last year.

Research Paper Released

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has today released its first 'in brief' research paper titled Recorded drug use and possession offences and offenders, 2005 - 2014.

Fees and charges for CSA customised data consultancy service

As of 8 July 2015, the Crime Statistics Agency will begin charging customers for customised data requests, in accordance with the Crime Statistics (Fees & Charges) Regulations.

Did you lock your house before you left for work?

New statistics reveal when burglaries take place across the state.

Key figures: Year to 31 March 2015

Recorded crime statistics show that there were 458,027 offences recorded by Victoria Police in the year to March 2015, up 1.3% compared to the same period last year.

CSA releases its first Research Agenda

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has today released its first Research Agenda. The Research Agenda sets out a framework for the CSA's research program.

CSA releases its first set of crime statistics

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its first set of crime statistics for Victoria for the year ending 31 December 2014.