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Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby mothra » 14 Feb 2018, 16:35

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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby johnsmith » 14 Feb 2018, 16:46

someone might want to put this up on ozpol
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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby HBS Guy » 14 Feb 2018, 17:32

So it was all bullshit. Total and utter bullshit.

New official statistics confirm that the alleged Victorian crime wave – an outbreak of criminality supposedly so intense that, at one stage, Liberal MP Craig Kelly wanted road signs on the border warning travellers from New South Wales about the danger they faced – never existed.

On the contrary, Victoria’s safer than at any time in the past ten years, in line with a general decline in crime across the nation. As Fairfax’s Peter Martin notes, ‘at 1392 offenders per 100,000 people over the age of 10, Victoria’s offence rate was Australia’s second lowest, bettered only by the Australian Capital Territory.’

Crime in Victoria is not increasing. Rather, the new figures mark the fourth successive annual fall. That’s right. Contrary to just about everything you’ve read or seen on TV, crime in Victoria’s been declining for years.

But that’s not all. As everyone knows, the panic in Victoria’s been not just about crime in general. It’s been about a supposed spike in youth crime – the result, we’re told, of rampaging ‘African gangs’. Well, here’s the ABS.

In 2016–17 there were 8,280 youth offenders in Victoria, a decrease of 5% (446 offenders) from 2015–16. The highest decreases in numbers of youth offenders were for the principal offences of Miscellaneous offences (down 28% or 290 offenders), and Theft (down 7% or 162 offenders).


Victoria has the second lowest youth offender rate at 1,447 offenders per 100,000 persons, after the Australian Capital Territory (884 offenders per 100,000 persons).
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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby johnsmith » 14 Feb 2018, 17:39

my, my .... won't bobby bat shit be disappointed
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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby MilesAway » 14 Feb 2018, 18:05

Are you saying there was no African gang crime threat?
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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby mothra » 14 Feb 2018, 18:17

MilesAway wrote:Are you saying there was no African gang crime threat?


Were you unable to draw your own conclusions upon reading the article?
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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby johnsmith » 14 Feb 2018, 18:21

MilesAway wrote:Are you saying there was no African gang crime threat?


there was no african crime gang so yes, that's exactly what I'm saying
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Re: Crime in Victoria at 10 year low

Postby pinkeye » 15 Feb 2018, 23:31

MilesAway wrote:Are you saying there was no African gang crime threat?



Yes according Mr DUTTON.. HOME OFFICE HEAD.
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