News & Events

2016-17 DPFEM Annual Report

The 2016-17 DPFEM Annual Report is now available. Key points to note are:
• additional 66 Constables added during the reporting period
• home burglaries have decreased by 18%
• serious crime is up by 11% but this is inflated by a number of one-off personal crimes
• Tasmania still has one of the lowest crime rates in the country
• significant upgrades to police housing, especially in the State’s North-West
• ongoing rollout of the new Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch system.