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CJB21

Author Patricia Gallagher, Marie Therese Nguyen Da Huong and Roseanne Bonney
Published June 1994
Report Type Crime and Justice Bulletin No. 21
Subject Murder
Keywords homicide, crime trends

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Summary

Aim

This bulletin explores trends in the pattern of homicides over the last twenty-five years. It examines trends in the overall incidence of homicide, the relative frequency of different types of homicide, the characteristics of victims and offenders, the methods used to commit homicide and the success of the police in apprehending offenders.