Category Archives: Crime Statistics

VICTORIAN CRIME STATISTICS 2014

June 17 2014 – I am pleased to follow a former Parliamentary Secretary for Police and Emergency Services who is particularly familiar with interventions in high-level police command matters. In making my contribution to debate on the Crime Statistics Bill … Continue reading

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UK CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

Police as Filter The police, as the first agency in the criminal justice process, are also of course the first agency to ‘filter out’ cases which although considered important enough by the public to report, are not considered so by … Continue reading

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DANGER! YOU ARE ENTERING THE UK’S GANGLAND

Monday 21 August 1995 – An assassin sips tea in a south London cafe before stepping up behind two men and firing a handgun into the back of their heads. A Chinese restaurant-owner in Glasgow struggles to open the door … Continue reading

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HIDDEN AGENDA – Monday February 11 2013

– Disguised police hiding in bushes behind camouflage nets are using radar guns to nab hundreds of speeding Victorians. And the Herald Sun has discovered they are planning to secretly aim their radars at thousands more motorists this year. Victoria … Continue reading

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FROM A DARK PLACE – Thursday December 20 2012

– Chief Commissioner Ken Lays says he is proud of the way his force has come through one of its most turbulent periods. Nearing the end of his first full year at the tiller, Mr Lay said members had responded … Continue reading

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SAVILE SUSPECT IN 199 CRIMES – Friday December 14 2012

– Disgraced BBC legend Jimmy Savile is now a suspect in 199 sex crimes, including 31 allegations of  rape, police say, adding that the scale of his offending is unprecedented in Britain. Ten weeks after Scotland Yard began investigating claims … Continue reading

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CARD THEFT DOWN MILLIONS – Wednesday December 12 2012

– Fraud involving Australian credit cards, debit cards and cheques reached $285 million in the 12 months to June, down from a peak of $302 million in the 12 months to last December. The latest figures include an estimated $30 … Continue reading

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SHARP RISE IN DATA SCRUTINY – December 1 2012

–  Australian law enforcement and government agencies have sharply increased their access without warrant to vast quantities of private telephone and internet data, prompting new calls for tighter controls on surveillance powers. Government agencies accessed private telecommunications data and internet … Continue reading

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ICE SCOURGE ON RISE – Saturday December 1 2012

– The aggressive drug ice and huge increases in reports of family violence and assaults are behind an extra 27,000 crimes committed in Victoria in the past year. Drug offences have jumped a worrying 20.7%, assaults have shot up 14.2%, … Continue reading

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MENTALLY ILL DRAIN POLICE RESOURCES – Friday November 16 2012

– Almost half of all critical incident call-outs for Victoria Police involve a mentally ill person, with disturbed people frequently taken to hospital by police vans. An Office of Police Integrity report tabled in State Parliament reveals that police are … Continue reading

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