Author NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
Published May 2011
Report Type Recorded Crime Audit
Subject Audits

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A major challenge facing the Bureau is improving the quality of the recorded crime data received from NSW Police.

One strategy for meeting this challenge is a recorded crime audit program to (1) identify possible changes in recording procedures affecting crime levels, (2) identify possible under-recording of crime and (3) assess the quality of data being recorded by Police.