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Police statistics on culpable deaths in New Zealand: a summary of statistics about victims of murder, manslaughter, and infanticide

Contributor(s): New Zealand Police | Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Wellington, N.Z.: Polce National Headquarters, April 2010Description: 13 p.Subject(s): STATISTICS | HOMICIDE | CHILD HOMICIDE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INFANTICIDE | OFFENDERS | VICTIMS OF CRIMES | VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | VIOLENT CRIMES | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | NEW ZEALAND | CRIMEDDC classification: 364.042 Online resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: This report is released coincident with calendar year Official Statistics for recorded crime in New Zealand. April 2010 is the first time this report has been produced. It is intended that it be produced annually. Official Statistics for recorded crime count the number of recorded and resolved offences as well as the number of apprehensions of offenders for the resolved offences. They provide demographic attributes of offenders, but do not include information about victims of crime. While it is not currently feasible to produce comprehensive statistics on victims of crime from New Zealand Police records, since there are fewer than 100 homicides in New Zealand each year, it is possible to produce this report containing statistics about victims of this limited set of very serious offences. (Background). Statistics for recorded apprehensions for offences occurring during the 2007 and 2009 calendar years are published in this report. Data tables in this report cover offender type, age of victim, ethnicity of victim, relationhip of victim to offender, weapon and location followed by a trends section. Police statistics on Homicide Victims in New Zealand for the period 2007 and 2008 has subsequently been published in April 2011 (also available in this database)..This later report includes data for the calendar 2010 year (it is noted that this data is not yet stabilised).
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This report is released coincident with calendar year Official Statistics for recorded crime in New Zealand. April 2010 is the first time this report has been produced. It is intended that it be produced annually. Official Statistics for recorded crime count the number of recorded and resolved offences as well as the number of apprehensions of offenders for the resolved offences. They provide demographic attributes of offenders, but do not include information about victims of crime.
While it is not currently feasible to produce comprehensive statistics on victims of crime from New Zealand Police records, since there are fewer than 100 homicides in New Zealand each year, it is possible to produce this report containing statistics about victims of this limited set of very serious offences. (Background). Statistics for recorded apprehensions for offences occurring during the 2007 and 2009 calendar years are published in this report.
Data tables in this report cover offender type, age of victim, ethnicity of victim, relationhip of victim to offender, weapon and location followed by a trends section. Police statistics on Homicide Victims in New Zealand for the period 2007 and 2008 has subsequently been published in April 2011 (also available in this database)..This later report includes data for the calendar 2010 year (it is noted that this data is not yet stabilised).