Written Answers. - Crime Statistics.

Wednesday, 2 May 1990

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 398 No. 2

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  94.  Mr. Cosgrave  Information on Michael Joe Cosgrave  Zoom on Michael Joe Cosgrave   asked the Minister for Justice  Information on Ray Burke  Zoom on Ray Burke   if he will indicate the latest crime figures for Dún Laoghaire Garda Station area, County Dublin; and the corresponding figures for (i) 1989 (ii) 1988 and (iii) 1987.

Minister for Justice (Mr. Burke): Information on Ray Burke  Zoom on Ray Burke  I am informed by the Garda authorities that the latest available provisional figures for indictable crime recorded for the Dún Laoghaire sub-district are for the period 1 January to 31 March 1990 and these, together with the figures for the corresponding periods in 1987, 1988 and 1989 are as follows:—

Period 1 January - 31 March No. of Indictable Offences
1987 253
1988 291
*1989 253
*1990 293

*Figures for 1989 and 1990 are provisional.

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  95.  Mr. Cosgrave  Information on Michael Joe Cosgrave  Zoom on Michael Joe Cosgrave   asked the Minister for Justice  Information on Ray Burke  Zoom on Ray Burke   if he will indicate the latest figures for (a) robberies and (b) assaults in each of the Dublin Garda divisions; and the corresponding figures for (i) 1989, (ii) 1988 and (iii) 1987.

Minister for Justice (Mr. Burke): Information on Ray Burke  Zoom on Ray Burke  I am informed by the Garda authoritises that the latest available provisional figures [444] recorded for the indictable offences of robbery and assault in the DMA Garda divisions are for the period 1 January to 31 March 1990 and these, together with the figures for the corresponding periods in 1987, 1988 and 1989 are as follows:

Garda Division 1987 1988 *1989 *1990
Robberies Assaults Robberies Assaults Robberies Assaults Robberies Assaults
Southern 48 40 54 22 69 20 73 30
South Central 46 30 70 29 60 24 48 17
Northern 63 20 77 39 66 39 64 41
North Central 129 42 162 30 171 25 127 4
Eastern 21 14 24 14 15 13 20 13
Total DMA 307 146 387 134 381 121 332 105

*Figures for 1989 and 1990 are provisional.


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