Custody statistics show Liberals and Nationals reinforcing failure

Custody statistics show Liberals and Nationals reinforcing failure

Custody statistics show Liberals and Nationals reinforcing failure At a time when most categories of crime are falling, the ever increasing prison population in NSW is a clear indicator of a Government hamstrung by their own law and order agenda. BOCSAR’s latest...
Aboriginal incarceration figures a growing shame

Aboriginal incarceration figures a growing shame

Today’s BOCSAR release on Aboriginal incarceration in NSW shows a system in growing crisis, where Aboriginal people consistently fare worse than they have in the past. The report shows that more Aboriginal people are facing our courts, and a greater percentage of...
Media release: Crime down but the system harsher than ever

Media release: Crime down but the system harsher than ever

Media release 6 December 2016 The latest state-wide crime figures from BOCSAR thankfully show that most crime categories are down. However behind this is a remarkable story of an increase in prison population, more people held in jail awaiting trial and harsher...
New figures prove to fight crime we must tackle poverty

New figures prove to fight crime we must tackle poverty

New figures released today by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) prove that measures to tackle poverty are 14 times more effective at reducing crime rates than increased spending on police and gaols. The Greens NSW are calling on the government...