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BOCSAR Non-domestic Assaults and Robberies Sydney LGA (Point) 2013-2016

These data reflect criminal incidents recorded by the NSW Police Force on their Computerised Operational Policing System (COPS). Criminal incidents can be either reported to police or detected by police through pro-active activity. This dataset has been compiled by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research from a quarterly COPS download receives from the NSW Police Force. It contains incidents reported between January 2013 and March 2016 where the incident occurred at an outdoor or public place (including parks, streets, footpaths) within the Sydney Local Government Area for the following offence categories:

  • Non-domestic violence related assault
  • Robbery
  • Graffiti
  • Steal from motor vehicle
  • Motor vehicle theft
  • Possession and/or use of amphetamines
  • Possession and/or use of cannabis
  • Possession and/or use of cocaine
  • Possession and/or use of ecstasy
  • Possession and/or use of narcotics
  • Possession and/or use of other drugs
  • Robbery with a firearm
  • Robbery with a weapon that isn’t a firearm
  • Robbery without a weapon

The letters bcsr in the fields refers to BOCSAR which stands for Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, NSW. In the field "time interval" all incidents happening between T and T+1 are assigned to T o'clock. For instance, all instanced that occurred from 3:00pm to 3:59pm are assigned to 3. One-hour interval is deemed as the basis.

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Source https://portal.aurin.org.au
Last Updated September 6, 2019, 00:00 (UTC)
Created June 26, 2018, 04:29 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-NSW_Govt_BOCSAR-UoM_AURIN_non_domestic_assaults_robberies_sydney_lga_2013_2016
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Age of the person of interest (POI), Gender of the person of interest (POI), LGA name, Postcode, accuracy of the coordinates, day of incident, estimated start time of the incident, latitude, longitude, month the event was reported, month the incident occurred in, offence category, one hourly intervals 0 - 23, premises type, suburb, the geometry column, top level offence category, unique identification, year the incident occurred in, year the incident was reported to police
Attribution Government of NSW - Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, (2017): BOCSAR Non-domestic Assaults and Robberies Sydney LGA (Point) 2013-2016; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of NSW - Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research 2017
Geometry Field the_geom
Key unique_id
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[151.17, -33.92], [151.23, -33.92], [151.23, -33.85], [151.17, -33.85], [151.17, -33.92]]]}