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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.

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.

Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic

This paper examines trends in criminal offences and family violence incidents to 30 June 2020, focusing on comparing the period from 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020 with the same period in 2019.

Media Release: Increases in Steal from a motor vehicle and Public health and safety offences contribute to increases in key crime measures over the last 12 months

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

The re-release of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alleged offender data and the release of Family incident data

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is committed to working with community to support improved Aboriginal justice outcomes through the availability of statistics. The CSA has consulted with stakeholders and the community about the changes we have made and the resulting new data outputs. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status data available on the website from 24 September includes the re-release of Alleged offender statistics and for the first time we are releasing Family incident statistics.