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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New statistics reveal when burglaries take place across the state.