The latest spotlight released by the Crime Statistics Agency shows the method used to determine the principal offence type for a criminal incident, and how this impacts on counts by offence type of criminal incidents and recorded offences.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released an 'In Fact' research paper on reoffending in Victoria, entitled "Characteristics of chronic offenders in Victoria".
Latest statistics released by the Crime Statistics Agency show that recorded criminal incidents and offences have remained steady for Assault and related offences across Victoria over the 12 months to December 2017.
The number of criminal incidents recorded by police in the year to 31 December 2017 was 380,066. This is down 9.6% from 420,219 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
Correction of country of birth data incorrectly reported and attributed to the Crime Statistics Agency
A number of journalists and media outlets have been reporting a figure in recent weeks that has been attributed to the Crime Statistics Agency, which we have discovered is incorrect.
The number of criminal incidents recorded by police in the year to 30 September 2017 was 391,153. This is down 4.8% from 411,056 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
Media Release: Latest crime statistics show a decrease in recorded offences, incidents, victim reports and family incidents
The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has today released its recorded crime statistics for Victoria for the year ending 30 September 2017. For the first time this release includes a new measure, recorded criminal incidents, that better reflects the number of criminal events committed in Victoria.
The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) continues to improve and extend the range of information that is available about recorded crime in Victoria.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2016-17 Victorian Family Violence Database.
We have made a number of changes and enhancements to the way we are producing our statistics in this release.