Australian Bureau of Statistics
1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2008
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/02/2008
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OUTCOMES OF POLICE INVESTIGATIONS
Table 13.13 shows that, in 2006, 71% of police investigations into attempted murder and 69% of murder were finalised within 30 days of a victim becoming known to police.
The lowest proportions of finalisation at 30 days were for victims of unlawful entry with intent (9%), motor vehicle theft (11%) and other theft (14%).
The highest proportions of investigations finalised where there was no offender proceeded against were for victims of blackmail/extortion (39%), kidnapping/abduction (36%), motor vehicle theft (31%), unlawful entry with intent and other theft (both 21%).
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