Crime in Ballarat goes up 1.8%December 1, 2011
A sharp rise in drug-related crime and robberies have seen Ballarat’s crime rate go up by 1.8%.
Drug offences went up 46.5% and robberies went up 39.4% – staggering figures.
Police say more can always be done to tackle crime and its impact on the community. Preventative measures such as CCTV installation contribute to decreasing the crime rate.