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Northern Beaches Crime Rates & What You Can Do About It

Northern Beaches Crime Rates & What You Can Do About It

Are you from Sydney’s Northern Beaches and had your house broken into? You are not alone. There is a certain sense of being personally violated after one has been the victim of a break-in. Immediately you start to second guess yourself and wonder if you remembered to lock all of your doors and windows. Often people wonder whether or not their home security system was sophisticated enough or if they should have purchased more expensive, more reliable locks. In many ways, life in North Beaches is idyllic. Unfortunately, it isn’t without its local crime. Crime Trends In Sydney’s Northern Beaches According to the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (NSW BOSCAR), from January 1999 to December 2015 there were 18,270 break-ins in the Northern Beaches. This averages more than 36 break-ins per month for the areas surveyed during this 504 month period. Since 1999, we have seen a steady decline in break-in crime for the Northern Beaches. The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research – which was established in 1969 – is an agency devoted to researching crime for the purpose of reducing its occurrence in the state of New South Wales. It also evaluates the criminal justice system in general. Break-ins (Dwellings) In New South Wales there were 31573 break-ins from the period of January 2015 to December 2015. According to the NSW BOCSAR, in 2015 the Northern Beaches had over 459 break-ins for residential dwellings. 84 of these break-ins were from Manly, 87 break-ins occurred in Pittwater, and Warringah had the highest with 288 break-ins to residential dwellings Break-ins (Non-dwellings) In New South Wales there...