New analysis reveals the most common types of anti-social behaviour, and who the victims are.
Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy said under Premier Daniel Andrews, 'Victoria has won the unenviable title as the state with the country’s highest rate of crime'. Is that right?
The police held to account those responsible for nearly 300,000 fewer offences between 2014 and 2018.
Increasing police patrols won't solve South Africa's high rates of violent crime. Underlying problems need to be addressed.
It's still rare for cases of coercive control to reach prosecution.
Poor leadership in crime intelligence and a struggling detective service are affecting the ability of South Africa - where a murder happens every 28 minutes - to bring down crime.
Some reports say crime is rising, but others that it is falling. Can they both be right?
Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said he thought that Victorians have never felt more unsafe, and that burglaries, assaults and murders are rising year-on-year. Is he right?
South Africa releases crime statistics once a year. Politicians interpret them according to their particular agendas. Here's a guide to what to look for and how to make sense of the trends.
The widely-held assumption that murder rates have been increasing in South Africa in the past two decades is incorrect – and it may divert attention from a new problem that needs attention.
Are domestic violence figures actually on the decline? FactCheck investigates.
As prosecutions for carrying a knife increase, what sets weapon users apart.
Despite economic hardships, young people haven't been pushed into crime. But can we trust the data?
An increase in the crime figures doesn't necessarily mean an increase in crime.
Police brutality is an ongoing problem in South Africa. Police-worn body cameras may help reduce such incidents by improving accountability. They may also contribute to the safety of officers.
The NSW Taxi Council says ridesharing platforms like uberX are no safer than hitchhiking. Is that supported by the evidence?
Time for politicians to get honest about crime statistics.
Labour and the Lib Dems have clashed over whether crime is going up or down. Which is it?
Most crime in NSW has been declining since the early 2000s, and the state's current murder rate is half what it was in 1988. So why is the NSW prison population growing?
Victoria was once characterised by low imprisonment rates and innovative corrections policy. The state now has Australia's highest rate of growth in imprisonment.