Glen Eira Crime Analysis

Glen Eira Crime Infographic

Latest statistics show that Glen Eira is significantly safer  than the rest of Victoria and the Southern Metro Region.

Written by Saúl A. Zavarce

76% of crime in Glen Eira is against property with theft rising since 2011.

Glen Eira is significantly lower on all Crimes Against The Person than the rest of the Southern Metro Region.

Theft in all cases has risen and Glen Eira now features more stolen bicycles per 100 000 than Victoria and the rest of the Southern Metro Region.

Theft from motor vehicles has risen by 91 cases in the 2011-2012 period.

Theft of motor vehicles is also up by 44 cases in the 2011-2013 period.

The rate for theft from motor vehicle may be higher as it is one of the most under reported crimes state wide.

Tips from Victoria Police to prevent car theft include locking your car doors when paying for fuel and locking valuables in your boot before leaving your car.

Residential Burglary is the only crime higher in Glen Eira than the rest of the Southern Metro Region with a rate of 479 per 100 000 against 455 per 100 000.

Glen Eira residents worried about crime in their area can visit the Victoria Police web page concerning tips on how to prevent crime to their property.


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About Saúl A. Zavarce

Venezuelan-Australian journalist and international relations academic.

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