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Appendix F

2008–09–2009–10 Tables and Figures

The Tables and Figures presented below are comparable to the 2007–08 Tables provided in the main text of the report. These data provide updated information for comparison purposes. Relevant 2007–08 Table and Figure numbers are referenced in the notes.

ACT Policing data

Table F1: Number of family violence incidents attended by ACT Policing by incident description, 2008–09–2009–10a
Incident description 2008–09 2009–10
n % n %
Disturbance 1,124 30 1,398 33
Assault 589 16 566 13
Check welfare 592 16 856 20
Routine assistance 124 3 99 2
Breach Family Violence Order 121 3 119 3
Other 1,153 31 1,173 28
Total 3,703 4,211

a: Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 15 in the main document

Source: ACT Policing specific data request October 2010

Table F2: Confirmed incidents by offence type, 2008–09–2009–10 (n)
Offence types FV offence disclosed Non-FV offence disclosed No offence disclosed Total incidents
2008–09 2009–10 2008–09 2009–10 2008–09 2009–10 2008–09 2009–10
Assault 579 557 1 2 9 7 589 566
Fire arms or other weapons, bomb or chemical incident 1 0 1 2 2 1 4 3
Good order incident and offences against justice procedures 39 42 106 118 3 2 148 162
Burglary and trespass 0 5 31 29 1 0 32 34
Minor incident 6 3 3 5 308 306 317 314
Proactive policing 0 0 0 0 6 2 6 2
Death 1 0 1 0 3 0 5 0
Disturbance 128 120 21 33 983 1,246 1,132 1,399
Fire 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 1
Fraud 0 0 10 6 0 1 10 7
Sexual incident 58 62 1 0 2 4 61 66
Intoxicated person 1 0 1 0 22 20 24 20
Legal processes 0 0 0 0 29 39 29 39
Traffic Incident (including collisions) 4 1 13 24 22 16 39 41
Missing person 1 0 0 1 12 16 13 17
Nuisance phone call 1 4 52 33 2 3 55 40
Property damage and environmental issues 175 185 1 1 1 0 177 186
Suspicious vehicles or persons 2 4 15 11 45 65 62 80
Robbery 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 1
Theft 1 3 65 49 5 0 71 52
Stolen motor vehicle or recovered stolen motor vehicle 1 0 17 22 4 3 22 25
Other offences against the person 3 7 0 0 0 1 3 8
Routine assistance 0 1 0 0 124 98 124 99
Check welfare 6 25 6 3 580 828 592 856
Psychiatric incident 3 0 0 1 40 53 43 54
Drug incident 0 0 3 2 1 0 4 2
Breach Family Violence Order 117 104 0 2 4 13 121 119
Bail compliance check 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 5
Animal accident 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1
Total incidents 1,131 1,125 349 346 2,211 2,728 3,691 4,199

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 16 in the main document

Source: ACT Policing specific data request October 2010

Table F3: Incidents by police resolution, 2008–09–2009–10a
Resolution 2008–09 2009–10
n % n %
No offence—person taken into custody for intoxication 21 1 10 <1
No offence or further action taken 2,187 59 2,700 64
Offence but no charge—no person apprehended 686 19 647 15
Offence but no charge—person apprehended for intoxication 6 <1 6 <1
Person apprehended for offence 803 22 848 20
Total 3,703 4,211

a: Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 17 in the main document

Source: ACT Policing specific data request October 2010

Table F4: Criminal charges laid by type, 2008–09–2009–10
Formal charge 2008–09 2009–10
Offence type Partner/ex-partner Other relationship of offender to victim Partner/ex-partner Other relationship of offender to victim
Homicide offences 2 0 0 0
Assault offence 225 134 215 132
Sexual offences 7 7 2 7
Kidnap 2 0 3 0
Threats, harassment and other person offences 4 5 6 5
Burglary 0 1 3 4
Fraud and related offences 1 0 1 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 2 0 2
Theft other than motor vehicle 0 6 0 4
Property damage 48 61 55 62
Breach of order 68 77 71 93
Firearms and weapons 4 3 5 7
Good order offences including trespass and breach of the peace 5 31 8 25
Drug offences 1 2 0 0
Traffic offences 5 10 9 20
Other offences 3 12 3 8
Total 375 351 381 371
Homicide offences 0 0 0 0
Assault offence 4 6 2 8
Sexual offences 0 0 0 0
Kidnap 0 0 0 0
Threats, harassment and other person offences 1 0 0 2
Burglary 0 0 0 0
Fraud and related offences 0 2 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0 3
Theft other than motor vehicle 0 1 0 2
Property damage 6 9 4 9
Breach of order 8 5 8 8
Firearms and weapons 0 2 0 0
Good order offences including trespass and breach of the peace 2 8 3 27
Drug offences 0 1 1 2
Traffic offences 0 1 0 0
Other offences 2 1 0 2
Total 23 36 18 63

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 18 in the main document

Source: ACT Policing specific data request October 2010

ACT Magistrates’ court data

Figure F1: Defendants by gender, 1998–99–2009–10 (n)

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Note: Data includes defendants before the Magistrate’s and Children’s Courts

Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court; Holder & Caruana 2006

Figure F2: New family violence charges by year, 1998–99–2009–10 (n)

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Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court; Holder & Caruana 2006

Figure F3: Family violence charges finalised by year, 1998–99–2009–10 (n)

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Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court; Holder & Caruana 2006

Figure F4: New family violence charges and family violence charges finalised by year, 1998–99–2009–10 (n)

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Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court; Holder & Caruana 2006

Table F5: Finalisation method of adult and young person family violence charges, 1998–99–2009–10
Guilty NETO Not guilty Committed to Supreme Court Total
n % n % n % n % n
1998–99 114 34 118 35 34 10 68 20 334
1999–2000 178 48 133 37 41 11 16 4 368
2000–01 298 51 181 31 83 14 20 4 582
2001–02 413 55 211 28 86 12 34 5 744
2002–03 508 48 369 34 160 15 31 3 1,068
2003–04 434 46 317 34 170 18 18 2 939
2004–05 339 53 151 24 116 18 32 5 638
2005–06 304 47 135 21 137 21 73 11 649
2006–07 392 50 210 27 124 16 57 7 783
2007–08 316 47 178 27 134 20 35 5 663
2008–09 415 42 255 26 173 18 136 14 979
2009–10 420 44 261 27 226 23 55 6 962
Total 4,131 47 2,519 29 1,484 17 575 7 8,709

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 20 in the main document

Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court; Holder & Caruana 2006

Table F6: Length of time taken to finalise Children’s Court cases, 2006–07–2009–10a
Weeks Family violence cases All cases
2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10
n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
Under 6 12 31 9 25 6 23 14 27 147 22 157 22 216 27 177 22
6–13 9 23 13 36 7 27 18 35 176 27 174 24 190 24 152 19
13–20 7 18 6 17 4 15 6 12 88 13 132 18 117 15 110 14
20–26 4 10 1 3 1 4 6 12 67 10 72 10 80 10 89 11
26–39 4 10 3 8 7 27 5 10 97 15 96 13 110 14 147 18
39–52 1 3 0 0 1 4 3 6 41 6 42 6 45 6 73 9
52–65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 4 19 3 18 2 32 4
Over 65 2 5 4 11 0 0 0 0 21 3 25 4 10 1 28 3
Total 39 36 26 52 662 717 786 808

a: Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 21 in the main document

Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court

Table F7: Length of time taken to finalise adult Magistrates’ Court cases, 2006–07–2009–10a
Weeks Family violence cases All cases
2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10
n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
Under 6 118 24 111 30 155 26 144 25 1,346 24 1,340 24 1,462 24 1,285 24
6–13 129 26 90 24 161 27 151 26 1,801 32 2,003 36 2,116 35 1,671 32
13–20 71 14 67 18 107 18 106 18 771 14 843 15 860 14 812 15
20–26 64 13 40 11 62 11 71 12 349 6 373 7 377 6 456 9
26–39 69 14 34 9 64 11 67 11 487 9 454 8 544 9 529 10
39–52 23 5 14 4 16 3 27 5 197 3 166 3 253 4 210 4
52–65 4 1 9 2 6 1 15 3 112 2 86 2 110 2 94 2
Over 65 14 3 9 2 15 3 4 <1 591 10 241 4 254 4 214 4
Total 492 374 586 585 5,654 5,506 5,976 5,271

a: Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding

Note: This Table is to be used for comparative purposes with Table 22 in the main document

Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court

Figure F5: Defendants convicted by charges where a conviction is recorded, 1998–99–2009–10 (n)

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Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court

Figure F6: Convicted adult defendants by charges, 2008–09 (n)

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Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court

Figure F7: Convicted young offenders by charges, 2007–08–2008–09 (n)

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Source: ACT Magistrates’ Court

ACT Corrective Services

Table F8: Family Violence Self-Change Program participation, 2006–07–2007–08 (n)
2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
Referrals 70 111 85
Type of order originating referral Good behaviour Bail Good behaviour Bail Parole Good behaviour
65 5 96 12 3 85
Assessed as suitable 36 39 45
Program commencements 31 28 n/a
Program completions 13 8 12
Departures/expulsions 18 15 13
Breach actions on failure to comply 5 5 n/a
Partner contacts n/a 25 23

n/a=data not available

Note: In 2008–09, 106 of the total 1,424 offenders (7%) supervised by ACTCS were ‘flagged’ as family violence offenders

Source: ACTCS

DVCS

Figure F8: DVCS provision of court support by year, 1997–98–2008–09

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Note: The differences between this Figure and Figure 24 in the main document is the way these data are depicted and the actual numbers. This is due to the data source. No court support data available for 2009–10

Source: DVCS

Figure F9: Destination of victim and offender following crisis visit, 2008–09 (n)

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Note: Data reflects crisis visits made by invitation only

Source: DVCS

Figure F10: Destination of victim and offender following crisis visit, 2009–10 (n)

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Note: Data reflects crisis visits made by invitation only

Source: DVCS

Figure F11: Telephone contacts made to DVCS by year, 1997–98–2009–10 (n)

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Note: The differences between this Figure and Figure 26 in the main document is the way these data are depicted and the actual numbers. This is due to the data source

Source: DVCS