VICTORIA’S crime rate rose by an alarming 8.1 per cent in 2015, according to the latest Victoria Police statistics.
With double-digit percentage increases in theft, drug and weapons offences driving the spike, Fairfax Media has broken down the statistics to give you a thorough breakdown of what was in your area.
- Murder, theft spike in Bendigo and Thefts from motor vehicles rise
- Horsham's crime rates up in 2015
- Ballarat police target repeat criminals
Select your local government area from drop-down box below to see a breakdown of the offences in your area in 2015: