The rise comes follows a shocking 70.57% jump in sexual offences, a 50% rise in homicide, 43.72% hike in deception, 29.73% increase in robbery, 24.74% surge in drug dealing, a 24.6% jump in burglary, an alarming 22.73% increase in abduction and a 20.73% jump in theft.
Labor’s cuts to police numbers and station hours, along with weaker bail laws are having a disastrous impact.
The full statistics can be found at www.crimestatistics.vic.gov.au.
Quotes attributed to Inga Peulich MLC, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region:
“Crime is completely out of control in Frankston and Victoria under Labor.
“Labor takes Frankston for granted. Premier Andrews and local Labor MPs must stand up for the Frankston community and wage a war on crime rather than a war on CFA volunteers and cross-factional colleagues.