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Crime down in Canterbury-Bankstown

Crime down in Canterbury-Bankstown The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has revealed the number of offences committed in Canterbury-Bankstown, in the 17 major crime categories, are either stable or continue to decline. Yes  

The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has revealed the number of offences committed in Canterbury-Bankstown, in the 17 major crime categories, are either stable or continue to decline.

Mayor Khal Asfour said the biggest improvements over the analysed period, from January 2015 to December 2017, included:

  • Motor vehicle theft (down 34 per cent);
  • Break and enter of a non-dwelling (down 28 per cent);
  • Fraud (down 26 per cent); and
  • Steal from person (down 26 per cent).

"This is great news and is the result of a lot of hard work by residents, businesses, Council and local Police," Mayor Asfour said.

"Our education programs, designed with the help of Police, are working but we still have a long way to go. One crime is one too many."

For a number of years, Council and Police have been hosting local safety forums throughout Canterbury-Bankstown, where the latest BOCSAR figures are shared with residents who also provide feedback on their concerns.

"We then work with Police to introduce programs and campaigns, which help address those concerns, and any areas identified by crime trends," Mayor Asfour said.

Five local safety forums were held in 2017, with another five scheduled to take place this year, the first on Monday 23 April (6-8pm) at Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre. This is for residents living in Ashbury, Belfield, Campsie, Canterbury, Clemton Park, Croydon Park, Earlwood and Hurlstone Park.

As a White Ribbon Ambassador, the Mayor was pleased to see the number of domestic violence-related assaults declined by more than 10 per cent over the last three years.

"We’ve worked closely with the Canterbury-Bankstown Domestic Violence Liaison Committee on many campaigns, including the new Canterbury-Bankstown It's Time to Talk domestic violence service directory which can be found at cbdvsd.com.au," Mayor Asfour said.

Safety programs and campaigns scheduled over the next 12 months include:

  • The Safer Car Park Campaign, which will see Council and Police audit local car parks and issue letters to motorists, reminding them to remove all valuables from their vehicles;
  • Safety talks, where Council will help residents avoid crime in the home, via email and by phone;
  • Operation Bounce Back, which will work to prevent vehicle theft; and
  • The staging of the Canterbury-Bankstown Community Safety Expo, which will connect residents to local emergency services and give lessons on being safer at home.

For more information on how Council is helping to make our City even safer, call 9707 9471 or visit cb.city/safety


 28/03/2018 10:44 AM