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National armed robbery monitoring program


This ongoing program examines weapon use in armed robbery, and monitors trends and patterns over time in the commission of offences. The program was established as the result of a resolution by the Ministerial Council for Police and Emergency Management - Police (formerly Australasian Police Ministers' Council) to monitor armed robbery in Australia.

The program began in 2001 following consultations with key stakeholders. Since 2003, state and territory police services have provided armed robbery data on agreed variables to the AIC for analysis and reporting. Annual reports and occasional research reports are published, based on the data collection.

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