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L17

Author William T.M. Dunsmuir, Cuong Tran and Don Weatherburn
Published January 2008
Report Type Legislative Evaluation No. 17
Subject Offenders; Prisons and prisoners; Evaluation reports
Keywords DNA testing, inmates, conviction rates, clear-up rate, legislative evaluation

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Summary

Aim

This report assesses the association between mandatory DNA testing of NSW prison inmates and clear up, charge and conviction rates for Assault, Sexual Assault, Break and Enter, Robbery, Motor Vehicle Theft and Stealing from Motor Vehicles categories of crime.