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Can Alice Springs crime statistics be trusted?

 

 

Contrary to current popular opinion, crime against the person in Alice Springs is not worse than ever before, if you take the NT crime statistics as your guide: But are the base data from the police, unchecked by anyone else, reliable? And why does the categorising of NT police statistics not match with that of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which means we can't compare apples with apples? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Boys in early teens on 153 criminal charges

Property crimes in residences and businesses keep courts, police on the hop.

Little change in crimes against person, property offences down

There is little change to the statistics for the June 2013 quarter released today of crime against the person in Alice Springs. There is a sharp drop in property crime against last year but a rise when compared with the June 2011 quarter.

We beat Darwin – in crime

 

In the 2011 March quarter Alice  Springs again had more assaults
and break-ins than Darwin, which has three times the population,
 and over six years the town has had twice as many murders.

The latest NT Department of Justice statistics released for the March
quarter for 2011 show offences in Alice Springs against the person
(464) were down on the March quarter of 2010 (485) but still higher than
in the March quarter of 2009 (420). PHOTO: A CCTV camera overlooks the Mall. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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