Suburb in Focus: Carlton

Every month, we have been posting about crime rates in our most frequented suburbs. So far, we have discussed Collingwood, Fitzroy, Abbotsford, South MelbourneNorthcote and North Melbourne.

Today we bring you the 2016-2017 crime stats for Carlton.

The Top 5 Crimes committed in Carlton this past year were:

  1. Theft (1,291 cases)
  2. Burglary/ Break and enter (289 cases)
  3. Deception (195 cases)
  4. Property damage (147 cases)
  5. Assault (141 cases)

Crimes Against the Person

All five crimes against the person (assault and related offences; robbery; stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour; dangerous and negligent acts endangering people; and other crimes against the person) have dropped after last year’s spike.
Last year’s stats for crimes against the person were the highest they have been since Crime Statistics Victoria started reporting them in 2013. This year’s were the second highest with a total of 240 of these offences, compared to 2016’s 270 and 2014’s 235.

Property and Deception

Property and deception offences are where we come in. Securing your property against burglary and theft is our business.

Theft in Carlton went up by 30% this year. This report, ending April 2017, is the first to have annual theft offences go over 1,000 in Carlton.

For the year ahead, we recommend our residential and commercial clients revisit their domestic and commercial security. Talk to one of our staff today to organise a free onsite quote.

How We Can Help

If you have been burgled, your property damaged or your home or business broken into, call our mobile locksmith now to repair, replace or install any of your security devices, from car locks to CCTV equipment. Our mobile locksmith service can come to you right away to restore your home’s security.

Our Services

At Amalgamated Locksmiths, we offer a full range of domestic, commercial and automotive security. Our on-site locksmiths will come to you, listen to your concerns and match them with the latest crime stats to foster an individually-tailored security solution to your needs. We use the latest security technologies, including smartphone-compatible security systems, coupled with over thirty years’ experience. Our technicians are all qualified and accredited security specialists, held to the highest industry standards and national requirements.

Call us today for a free on-site quote. Or visit your local Amalgamated Locksmith in Carlton to discuss our wide range of security products and services.