Go to the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) website (http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/).
Go to the criminal court statistics page (http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/Pages/bocsar_court_stats/bocsar_court_stats.aspx) and look through the stats for:
Prepare a one page summary of interesting statistics for discussion in the tutorial. Get familiar with the statistics and make note of any key figures or significant trends over time that leap out at you.
REMEMBER – The more tables you look at the more you will gain from the weekly exercise as we will discuss your findings in the classroom activity.
You may also want to look up the statistics for:
Apprehended Violence Orders
Penalties by Offence
Length of Prison Sentences OR
…other specific topics discussed in lectures and tutorials thus far.