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Recorded crime reports

BOCSAR produces a quarterly and annual report series examining trends in crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force. These reports focus on statistical trends across a 24-month period. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational Policing System (COPS) of the NSW Police Force.

TRENDS IN RECORDED CRIMINAL INCIDENTS FOR MAJOR OFFENCES OVER THE 60 MONTHS TO JUNE 2021, NSW
Trend result & average annual % change
Offence categoryover last 24 months over last 60 months
Murder *StableStable
Domestic violence related assaultStableUp by 3.3%
Non-domestic violence related assaultStableStable
Sexual assaultUp by 21.0%Up by 8.5%
Indecent assault, act of indecency and other sexual offencesStableUp by 3.4%
Robbery without a weaponStableDown by 5.3%
Robbery with a firearmStableDown by 7.9%
Robbery with a weapon not a firearmStableStable
Break and enter dwellingDown by 16.6%Down by 9.8%
Break and enter non-dwellingStableDown by 10.6%
Motor vehicle theftDown by 8.6%Down by 3.7%
Steal from motor vehicleStableDown by 8.0%
Steal from retail storeDown by 13.9%Stable
Steal from dwellingDown by 9.8%Down by 5.8%
Steal from personDown by 28.4%Down by 18.4%
FraudDown by 11.5%Stable
Malicious damage to propertyStable Down by 3.9%