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Media Release: Decreases in high volume property offences offset by the introduction of COVID-19 related offences

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 December 2020 today.

Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic: update to end of December

The Crime Statistics Agency has released updated research to end of December 2020 on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime.

New research provides first look at data on children who have witnessed family violence

Crime Statistics Agency research provides a first look into data collected by Victoria Police about children who have witnessed or been exposed to family violence.

Crime Statistics Agency releases update to COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal

Update to COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal shows family violence incidents and service use trends to 30 September 2020

Key Figures: Year ending September 2020

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 September 2020 was 413,042, up 4.2% from 396,390 incidents recorded in the same period last year.

Media Release: The introduction of COVID-19 related offences has driven key crime measures up

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 September 2020 today.

Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic: update to end of September

The Crime Statistics Agency has released updated research to end of September 2020 on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime.

Seven ‘types’ of family violence perpetrators in Victoria revealed in CSA research

Seven distinct ‘types’ of family violence perpetrators can be identified using police records, research released by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.

Alleged offender incidents webpage issue identified on 26 November 2020

The Crime Statistics Agency identified an issue with the Alleged offender incidents webpage - incorrect rate calculations were displayed - please ensure that you have access the revised data.

Key Figures: Year ending June 2020

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2020 was 407,768, up 5.6% from 385,963 incidents recorded in the same period last year.