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Half-year results show alcohol reforms success

15 April 2014

South Australia Police (SAPol) figures released today confirm a dramatic drop in offending behaviour in the city, including violence, since the introduction of the Government’s crackdown on alcohol fuelled violence six months ago.

The statistics show that between 1 October 2013 and 31 March 2014 there was a 23.6 percent drop in offences against good order, a 13.6 percent drop in offences against the person and 13.2 percent drop in violent assaults when compared to the corresponding period of 2012/13.