Police officer Nathan Breberg keeps a keen eye on Coolangatta Beach.
Police officer Nathan Breberg keeps a keen eye on Coolangatta Beach. Blainey Woodham

Queensland police now mapping Coolangatta crime

SINCE the start of this year there has been 244 reported criminal incidents within the Coolangatta police division, according to a new Queensland Police Service crime map.

The interactive map allows free access to in-depth statistics on crime based on location and even informs users whether the incidents have been solved.

In the Coolangatta division the most frequent crime was theft, with 69 incidents (eight solved), followed by 39 drug offences (38 solved) and 39 good order offences (38 solved).

There was 11 assaults (3 solved), three robberies (none solved), two arson offences (none solved) and 26 traffic offences (24 solved).

Out of the 244 incidents 123 crimes were marked as solved.

 

A snapshot of crime in Coolangatta from the Queensland Police Service's interactive Crime Map.
A snapshot of crime in Coolangatta from the Queensland Police Service's interactive Crime Map. Queensland Police Service

 

The map also shows frequencies of incidents and it may come as no surprise to hear Friday, Saturday and Sunday were the worst days for crime, with Wednesday and Thursday following closely behind.

Visit www.police.qld.gov.au and click on the Crime Map link to search your area.



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