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Crime Statistics: Wyndham’s Top 5 Hotspots by Suburb.


According to crime statistics released for the 2019 to 2020 period, Wyndham has had a notable increase of 17.4% in regards to crime.

In 2019 the total criminal incidents were 11,726, whereas in 2020, there were 13,763 incidents reported. The highest increases in Wyndham during this period relate to the following four offences:

Wyndham's Top 5 Principal Offence Subgroups by Incident

Other Theft
2,245
Steal From a Motor Vehicle
1,696
Criminal Damage
1,086
Steal From a Retail Store
797

Deputy Police Commissioner Rick Nugent said in an address today that a new operation called Operation Alliance has also started to eliminate gang violence which is also largely responsible for some of the increases.  

Wyndham has some hotspots where the crime rates have increased over the last year with Werribee showing the highest amount across the area.

Wyndham's Top Five Crime Hotspots by Incident

WERRIBEE
3,744
HOPPERS CROSSING
2,418
POINT COOK
1,933
TARNEIT
1,834
WYNDHAM VALE
1,383

There has also been a 5.5% rise in incidents of family violence with 2,677 women being affected and 743 men.