16 Jun 2021

Burglary numbers trending down across NZ

From Morning Report, 6:17 am on 16 June 2021

Burglary numbers are trending down across the country. The latest Crime and Victims Survey was released this morning, and shows significant reductions in burglaries per household for much of the country. But the survey also shows disabled people are significantly more likely to be victims of crime. Tim Hampton, the Ministry of Justice's deputy secretary, told reporter Ben Strang burglaries have steadily declined over the past three years