By ERWIN CHLANDA
The rate of some crimes dropped significantly in the nearly four years since the CLP came to power, according to statistics released by the police today.
They compare the year ending August 2012 with the year ending March 2016.
The decrease in all crimes in Alice Springs, as well as the NT, is 12%.
The decrease in house break-ins in Alice Springs is a massive 34% over the nearly four years, or 11% per year.
But the assault rate in Alice Springs is down just 1% over the whole period, and the rate of sexual assaults, 7%.
The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on May 1, 2016.