NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR)
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Welcome to the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research's (BOCSAR) website. The Bureau is the official source of NSW crime information. BOCSAR conducts research into crime and criminal justice and evaluates initiatives designed to reduce crime and reoffending ... more

Please note: The NSW Crime Tool will be undergoing maintenance over the next few weeks. As such, for short periods of time, it will be off-line. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.



Find crime, victim and offender information for your local area using our interactive NSW Crime Tool

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Latest news
  • NSW Recorded Crime Quarterly update Jun 2013 - released 12 Sep 2013 (media release, full report pdf - 579Kb)
  • Trends in property and illicit drug crime around the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Kings Cross: 2012 update - released 5 Sep 2013 (full report pdf - 833Kb)
  • Re-evaluation of Forum Sentencing - released 2 September 2013 (media release, full report pdf - 833Kb)
  • Study finds community service orders reduce re-offending - released 27 August 2013 (media release, full report pdf - 971Kb)
  • The Great Property Crime Drop: A regional analysis - released 19 August 2013 (media release, full report pdf - 2.2Mb)
    NSW Police recorded criminal incidents, residential populations, rates per 100,000 population and percentage change for each NSW Local Government Area (LGA), 2000 vs 2012 (
    excel file 227Kb)
  • Victim and Offender Satisfaction with Youth Justice Conferencing - released 15 August 2013 (media release, full report pdf - 581Kb)
  • The decline in robbery and theft: Inter-state comparisons - released 12 August 2013 (media release, full report pdf - 1.1Mb)



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New research released today has found no evidence that Forum Sentencing reduces the risk of re-offending


Requiring offenders to perform community work is more effective in reducing re-offending than a good behaviour bond


Did you know that the NSW robbery rate in 2012 was less than a third of what it was in 2000?


Offenders given a Community Service Order are less likely to re-offend than adult offenders given a Bond.


Our new study finds community service orders reduce re-offending


What has caused the fall in property crime and robbery?


Did you know that the NSW theft rate in 2012 was less than half what it was in 2000


All Australian states experienced falls in burglary, motor vehicle theft and ‘other theft’ between 2001 and 2009


Is the decrease in assaults at licensed premises being driven by changes in staff reporting rates?


No change in the percent of licensed premises staff reporting assaults.


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Last updated: 12 September 2013
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