Crime rate down in Nillumbik

Yan Yean MP Danielle Green has welcomed figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) that indicate a reduction of crime in the Nillumbik Shire.

In the 12 months to 30 September 2017, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) noted a 9.2 per cent decrease in offences from the same period last year.

A number of different type of offences decreased in the 12 months to 30 September 2017 in the Nillumbik Shire, including:

  • 1.7 per cent decrease in crimes against the person
  • 11.8 per cent decrease in property and deception offences
  • 1 per cent decrease in drug offences

While these statistics are encouraging, the work is not over.
The $2 billion Community Safety Statement is being rolled out and implemented with 3135 more police officers being recruited over 4 years.

The Andrews Labor Government will continue to work side by side with Victoria Police to deliver the resources and powers they need to keep Victorians safe.

Quote attributable to Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green MP

“The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than ever in community safety, recruiting 3,135 new police over the next 4 years and I’m pleased that Nillumbik remains one of the safest places in Victoria.”

 “I want to thank Victoria Police – each and every police officer, across all ranks of our local police force – for their unwavering focus and hard work.”

We are starting to see a decreases in the local crime rate overall but there is still more to do and we are committed to providing the resources Victoria Police need to keep people safe.”