Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Melton Area Crime Rate Climbs By 1.5%

Victoria Police has today published its latest crime statistics.

Melton Crime Rate By Victoria Police Crime Statistics February 2014
The statistics compare the 12 months to December 2013 with the 12 months to December 2012.

The overall recorded crime rate across Victoria increased by 1.2 per cent, measured as a rate per 100,000 of the population which is standard across Australia. The total number of offences recorded is up by 3.1 per cent (up 12,607 offences to a total of 420,719 offences).

The overall recorded crime rate in the Melton area increased by 1.2 per cent up to 7.65 per cent. The overall number of recorded crimes was 7628.6 per 100,000 people for the 2013 period.

Read about the overall Victorian report in the Victoria Police Media Release
View more details about the Melton crime statistics

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