The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 31 March 2016 was 519,130. This is up 12.4% from 461,796 offences recorded in the same period last year.
Latest statistics released by the Crime Statistics Agency highlight the downward trend in property damage offences that have occurred across Victoria in the past five years.
Public consultation on how we count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status in recorded crime statistics.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its fourth ‘in brief’ paper, which assesses how well the risk factors Victoria Police consider for all reported family incidents predict recidivism.
The Victorian Family Violence Database (FVDB) collates data from a range of services and government agencies that respond to family violence in Victoria.
The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has released a short ‘in fact’ paper on analysis of the level of police-recorded repeat family violence perpetration in Victoria over the past ten years.
In the year ending 31 December 2015, Victoria Police recorded 54,939 offences for theft from a motor vehicle. This spotlight highlights the upwards trend in this type of offence, their prevalence across Victoria and the types of property stolen.
The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 31 December 2015 was 497,116. This is up 8.1% from 459,681 offences recorded in the same period last year.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its third 'in brief' research paper, which explores whether the temporal distribution of crime occurring in night-time entertainment (NTE) precincts could be used to refine a commonly used surrogate measure for alcohol-related harm, high-alcohol hours.
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.