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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 1616 asked in the Legislative Council on 11 September 2018 by Hon Robin Chapple

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Police
Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

(1) Will the Minister please table all available data on rates of aggravated robberies, for every year from June 2012 through to current, for:
(a) Kalgoorlie;
(b) Boulder;
(c) Coolgardie;
(d) Leonora;
(e) Laverton; and
(f) Menzies?
(2) Will the Minister please table all available data on rates of non-aggravated robberies, for every year from June 2012 through to current, for:
(a) Kalgoorlie;
(b) Boulder;
(c) Coolgardie;
(d) Leonora;
(e) Laverton; and
(f) Menzies?
(3) Will the Minister please table all other available data on rates of theft-related crimes, for every year from June 2012 through to current, for:
(a) Kalgoorlie;
(b) Boulder;
(c) Coolgardie;
(d) Leonora;
(e) Laverton; and
(f) Menzies?
(4) Will the Minister please table all available data on rates of offences against property, for every year from June 2012 through to current, for:
(a) Kalgoorlie;
(b) Boulder;
(c) Coolgardie;
(d) Leonora;
(e) Laverton; and
(f) Menzies?
(5) Will the Minister please table all available data on rates of threatening behaviour towards others, for every year from June 2012 through to current, for:
(a) Kalgoorlie;
(b) Boulder;
(c) Coolgardie;
(d) Leonora;
(e) Laverton; and
(f) Menzies?

Answered on 31 October 2018

The Western Australian Police Force advised the following:

(1) Aggravated robbery offences, for each financial year from July 2012 through to 30 September 2018:

 

 

Financial Year

Locality

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

(YTD)*

(a) Kalgoorlie

10

6

3

3

6

4

2

(b) Boulder

3

1

0

0

0

3

1

(c) Coolgardie

0

0

1

1

1

0

0

(d) Leonora

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

(e) Laverton

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

(f) Menzies

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

* Year to date (YTD) refers to the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018.

 (2) Non-aggravated robbery offences, for each financial year from July 2012 through to 30 September 2018:

 

 

Financial Year

Locality

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

(YTD)*

(a) Kalgoorlie

2

3

4

8

9

4

0

(b) Boulder

1

2

1

5

4

1

0

(c) Coolgardie

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

(d) Leonora

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

(e) Laverton

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

(f) Menzies

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

* Year to date (YTD) refers to the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018.

(3) Theft-related offences, broken down by offence type, for each financial year from July 2012 through to 30 September 2018:

 

 

 

Financial Year

Locality

Offence

2012

-13

2013

-14

2014

-15

2015

-16

2016

-17

2017

-18

2018

-19

(YTD)*

(a) Kalgoorlie

Burglary

 

182

172

146

147

198

284

41

Stealing

 

502

412

438

493

558

555

136

Stealing of Motor Vehicle

54

43

23

41

45

35

5

(b) Boulder

Burglary

 

186

128

136

164

262

218

45

Stealing

 

246

154

154

200

227

171

41

Stealing of Motor Vehicle

52

38

27

63

43

51

5

(c) Coolgardie

Burglary

 

60

23

16

17

28

29

2

Stealing

 

33

34

36

41

29

37

5

Stealing of Motor Vehicle

9

8

4

3

3

4

2

(d) Leonora

Burglary

 

59

58

44

75

57

94

3

Stealing

 

49

49

38

45

43

47

5

Stealing of Motor Vehicle

5

4

3

10

6

8

0

(e) Laverton

Burglary

 

37

20

63

39

24

35

3

Stealing

 

29

25

34

39

19

16

3

Stealing of Motor Vehicle

5

3

3

1

8

4

1

(f) Menzies

Burglary

 

6

1

1

0

2

1

1

Stealing

 

7

4

5

3

5

0

1

Stealing of Motor Vehicle

1

2

2

0

0

1

0

   * Year to date (YTD) refers to the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018.

 

 

 

 

(4) Selected Offences Against Property, for each financial year from July 2012 through to 30 September 2018:

 

 

Financial Year

Locality

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

(YTD)*

(a) Kalgoorlie

1 131

951

920

1 071

1 232

1 317

270

(b) Boulder

786

537

518

696

851

652

130

(c) Coolgardie

145

104

102

99

94

103

16

(d) Leonora

184

205

190

222

183

217

21

(e) Laverton

110

104

188

156

115

117

14

(f) Menzies

19

9

10

5

10

2

2

* Year to date (YTD) refers to the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018.

 

(5) Threatening behaviour offences, for each financial year from July 2012 through to 30 September 2018:

 

 

Financial Year

Locality

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

(YTD)*

(a) Kalgoorlie

22

19

25

40

36

32

3

(b) Boulder

22

20

19

26

20

22

8

(c) Coolgardie

1

2

9

4

7

6

1

(d) Leonora

1

12

4

12

16

8

0

(e) Laverton

8

8

8

3

7

10

1

(f) Menzies

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

* Year to date (YTD) refers to the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018.