City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Crime Stats and Information

Within the City of Cockburn there is a widely diverse socio-economic backdrop, which at times creates unique and difficult problems for the wider community. To ensure that CoSafe is responding to the needs of the community we regularly consult with the Police, Neighbourhood Watch, other local governments and various organisation across Western Australia. This helps CoSafe to maintain a heighted tempo across the City of Cockburn, with the end goal of reducing crime within the community.

Statistics are important within the planning stages of crime prevention, to establish what is considered the norm within the area, prior to changing our policies and procedures. As with all new crime preventative programs carried out with CoSafe they are reviewed. During the reviewing period CoSafe use analytical and statistical tools to measure the programs effectiveness in a timely and impartial manner.

As crime prevention has environmental, economical and social controls, it should be noted that control over the rise of crime is not generally within the control of CoSafe or the Police. Crime prevention programs (educational programs, targeting) cannot only judge the rate of crime, but should use key performance indicators of measurable and controllable factors. For example, the level of public awareness, the number of local reporting numbers and public support. In addition to this, it should be noted that operations carried out by the Western Australian Police/Homeswest by removing problem people from our community also effects the statistics seen here.

Burglaries

Definition: To enter a building, home, vehicle or dwelling unlawfully with the intent to commit an offence under Western Australian Law (i.e. steal property).

When your home or office is broken in to you may ask what to do next. Attached in the Documents for Download section is information created by, the Western Australian Police to assist the public in dealing with the problems that arise from such a situation

CoSafe can assist the residents of the City of Cockburn, by providing an extra presence when required. Extra patrols are subject to the operational requirements of CoSafe, and cannot be guaranteed on an everyday basis.

CoSafe cannot accept calls from the public seeking regular patrols during specified times, as this would fall under the scope of a private security company. Additional Patrols are only set-up to monitor behaviour within a specified area, not for personal/asset protection. For security reasons CoSafe cannot disclose when extra patrols have been set-up or who has asked for them. Contact CoSafe to request additional patrols.

Tips:

  • If you have had a break-in it is very important you contact the police immediately on 131 444, regardless of whether something was stolen or not.
  • Avoid touching anything that may be of interest to the police such as: door knobs, items dropped by the burglars etc.
  • Don't clean or tidy anything up until the police have said it is ok.
  • Ensure you keep a copy of the police report for your own records.

 

Preventative Measures

Joint Funding from Road Wise, OCP, WA Police and Council has enabled the City to purchase a display trailer to be deployed within the City of Cockburn.

 

Look Lock leave Trailer


The main objectives are:

  • Increase awareness of the consequences of speeding within the City of Cockburn.
  • To change attitudes and behaviours within the community in regards to speeding
  • Increase motorists awareness of the real speed at which they are traveling
  • Driver alert/ public education

 

Crime Prevention

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Documents for Download:

Further Information on Crime and Crime Statistics can be found at:

If you wish to report any suspicious behaviour please call the W.A. Police on 131 444 or CoSafe 1300 26 72 33

Contact Us:

CoSafe: 1300 26 72 33

E: customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au