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Release date: 12 June 2008NSW trends in the 17 Major Offences (page 3 of the report)
NSW trends in the expanded list of 61 offences (page 4 of the report)
The increases in
breach bail condition,
fail to appear and resist or hinder officerare likely to reflect increased policing activity rather than increased crime. It should be noted however, that there is a close relationship between possession/use of narcotics and emergency department admissions for narcotics overdose. The upward trend in narcotics is therefore likely to reflect an increase in narcotic use.Regional trends in the 17 Major Offences (pages 6 and 7 of the report)Even though no offences were trending upwards at the State level there were some regional increases, as shown in Table 1 and 2 of the report.
Domestic and non-domestic assault and
steal from motor vehicle showed the most regional upward trends.
Other noteworthy regional results include:
Steal from motor vehicle
Malicious damage to property
Dr Don Weatherburn 9231-9190