Latrobe Valley Second-Highest Crime Rate In Victoria

New stats have been released

14 June 2018

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The latest crime statistics for Victoria have been released, revealing a 9.5% decrease in the number of offences committed around the state.

In the 12 months leading up to March, when compared with the previous year, Latrobe Valley still has the second-highest crime rate in Victoria, with 17,856 offences per 100,000 people. However, it is a 7.5% decrease to the figures last year.

Bass Coast saw a 9.7% drop to 6,895.1, meanwhile South Gippsland's crime rate dropped by 7.3%, and the Baw Baw Shire was down 3.8% to 7,677.9 in the past 12 months.

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