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CSO statistical release, 29 March 2017, 11am

Recorded Crime

Quarter 4 2016

Recorded crime incidents classified by offence group and annualised1 total to Q4 2015 and 2016
      
  Annualised total to Q4
ICCSq offence group20152016Change% Change
      
01Homicide offences6371+8+12.7
02Sexual offences2,3482,549+201+8.6
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences16,97616,360-616-3.6
04Dangerous or negligent acts7,2247,768+544+7.5
05Kidnapping and related offences152119-33-21.7
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences2,5772,096-481-18.7
07Burglary and related offences26,26118,438-7,823-29.8
08Theft and related offences75,86464,981-10,883-14.3
09Fraud, deception and related offences5,5794,902-677-12.1
10Controlled drug offences15,09016,119+1,029+6.8
11Weapons and explosives offences2,3772,123-254-10.7
12Damage to property and to the environment26,04922,267-3,782-14.5
13Public order and other social code offences33,27629,158-4,118-12.4
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime11,43811,683+245+2.1
1 The annualised figure for a given quarter is the total number of crimes recorded in the 12 months prior to end of that quarter.

Increases in Homicides and Sexual Offences, large drop in Burglaries and most other groups

Percentage change between annualised total to Q4, 2015 and 2016 for selected offence groups
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There was an increase of 12.7% in the number of Homicide offences (Group 01) recorded in 2016 compared to 2015  This increase was due to the rise of 31% in the number of murders committed in the period. The number of Sexual offences (Group 02) recorded also rose. There were 2549 offences in the year ending Q4 2016 compared to 2348 in the previous period. This represented an increase of 8.6%. Dangerous or negligent acts (Group 04) increased by 7.5% in the same period. This figure was driven mainly by an increase of 7.9% in the number of Driving/In charge of a vehicle while over the legal limit offences, and an increase of 56.3% in the number of acts of Abandoning a child, child neglect and cruelty recorded see table 1. 

The total number of Burglary and related offences (Group 07) recorded in the year ending Q4 2016 showed a decrease of 7,823 (-29.8%) on the previous year. There were considerable drops in Kidnapping and related offences (Group 05) and Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences (Group 06). These groups recorded drops of 21.7% and 18.7% respectively in the period. There were also notable decreases in the number of crimes recorded in other high-volume crime groups: Theft and related offences (Group 08), down 14.3%; Fraud, deception and related offences (Group 09), down 12.1%; Damage to property and to the environment (Group 12), down 14.5%; and Public order and other social code offences (Group 13), down 12.4%. 

The number of crime incidents recorded in the 12 months ending Quarter 4 for the years 2012 to 2016 inclusive are examined in table 3. In this 5 year period the number of Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime (Group 15) increased from 9,445 in the year ending Quarter 4 2012 to 11,683 in the year ending Quarter 4 2016. This represents an increase of 23.7%. There was an increase of 20.5% in the number of sexual offences recorded in the period. Meanwhile there was a drop of 34.5% in the number of Burglary and related offences and 33.5% in Public order and other social code offences (Group 13) recorded in the corresponding period. 

A breakdown of recorded offences by Garda Region is provided in table 4. It is noteworthy that although there is a drop of 10.7% in the number of Weapons and Explosives Offences (Group 11) recorded nationally in the 12 months ending Quarter 4 2016, there is an increase of 8.7% in the number of these incidents recorded in the Northern region. Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences (Group 03) are down 3.6% nationally but the decrease in the figures for the Western region is almost four times greater at 14.9%. It is notable that for all crime groups with the exception of Kidnapping and related offences (Group 05) the figures for the Southern region show larger drops and lower increases than the national average.

The CSO resumed the publication of recorded crime statistics in June 2015. This follows a comprehensive review of the accuracy of Garda Síochana crime data, on foot of the Garda Inspectorate report on Crime Investigation, published 27th September 2016. When interpreting the recorded crime statistics, the CSO advises that the findings of the review should be taken into account. 

http://www.cso.ie/en/media/csoie/releasespublications/documents/crimejustice/2016/reviewofcrime.pdf

On 23rd March 2017 An Garda Siochana identified an issue regarding approximately 148,000 traffic offences over the period 2006-2016 where a driver had received a summons for prosecution rather than first being given the opportunity to pay a fixed charge, or where a fixed charge had already been paid.

As the CSO publishes a small element of traffic related incidents (Group 04 Dangerous or Negligent Acts) in the quarterly Recorded Crime series, the CSO requested data on the 148,000 offences to establish whether any of these offences had been incorrectly included in the quarterly recorded crime data as additional incidents.

An Garda Siochana provided the details of the 148,000 offences and the CSO have determined that these offences do not appear to have affected the quarterly Recorded Crime series.

Table 1 Recorded crime incidents classified by offence group and annualised1 total to Q4 2015 and 2016
       
ICCSq offence groupAnnualised total to Q4
   20152016Change% Change
      
01Homicide offences63718+12.7
01a Murder29389+31.0
 01bManslaughter43-1-25.0
01cInfanticide0000.0
01d Dangerous driving leading to death303000.0
       
02Sexual offences2,3482,549201+8.6
 02aRape of a male or female53454410+1.9
 02bDefilement of a boy or girl less than 17 years old12915627+20.9
 02cSexual offence involving mentally impaired person2417-7-29.2
 02dAggravated sexual assault9123+33.3
 02e Sexual assault (not aggravated)1,4381,53395+6.6
 02f Other sexual offences21428773+34.1
       
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences16,97616,360-616-3.6
 03aMurder-attempt122210+83.3
 03bMurder-threat59360310+1.7
 03c Assault causing harm, poisoning3,5143,501-13-0.4
 03d Other assault11,36410,951-413-3.6
 03e Harassment and related offences1,4931,283-210-14.1
       
04Dangerous or negligent acts7,2247,768544+7.5
 04a Dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm117-4-36.4
 04b Driving/In charge of a vehicle while over legal alcohol limit6,5277,045518+7.9
 04c Driving/In charge of a vehicle under the influence of drugs223206-17-7.6
 04fEndangerment with potential for serious harm or death971003+3.1
 04gAbandoning a child, child neglect and cruelty16726194+56.3
 04hUnseaworthy/dangerous use of boat or ship70-7-100.0
 04i False alarm/interference with aircraft or air transport facilities231+50.0
 04j Endangering traffic offences190146-44-23.2
       
05Kidnapping and related offences152119-33-21.7
 05aFalse imprisonment9172-19-20.9
 05b Abduction of person under 16 years of age3327-6-18.2
 05c Human trafficking offences2820-8-28.6
       
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences2,5772,096-481-18.7
 06a Robbery of an establishment or institution929702-227-24.4
06b Robbery of cash or goods in transit182810+55.6
 06c Robbery from the person1,4821,230-252-17.0
 06d Blackmail or extortion53618+15.1
 06e Carjacking, hijacking/unlawful seizure of aircraft/vessel9575-20-21.1
      
07Burglary and related offences26,26118,438-7,823-29.8
07a Aggravated burglary269215-54-20.1
07bBurglary (not aggravated)25,39417,740-7,654-30.1
 07cPossession of an article (with intent to burgle, steal, demand)598483-115-19.2
       
08Theft and related offences75,86464,981-10,883-14.3
08a Theft/Taking of vehicle and related offences6,4524,857-1,595-24.7
08b Theft from person5,3974,768-629-11.7
08c Theft from shop22,66521,536-1,129-5.0
08d Other thefts, handling stolen property41,35033,820-7,530-18.2
    
09Fraud, deception and related offences5,5794,902-677-12.1
09aFraud, deception and related offences5,5794,902-677-12.1
    
10Controlled drug offences15,09016,1191,029+6.8
 10a Importation of drugs20288+40.0
10bCultivation or manufacture of drugs24026525+10.4
 10c Possession of drugs for sale or supply3,3803,689309+9.1
 10d Possession of drugs for personal use10,95611,486530+4.8
10e Other drug offences494651157+31.8
      
11Weapons and explosives offences2,3772,123-254-10.7
11aExplosives, chemical weapons offences3014-16-53.3
11bDischarging a firearm151100-51-33.8
11cPossession of a firearm209198-11-5.3
11dOffensive weapons offences (nec)1,8971,682-215-11.3
11e Fireworks offences9012939+43.3
    
12Damage to property and to the environment26,04922,267-3,782-14.5
 12aArson1,7321,630-102-5.9
 12bCriminal damage (not arson)24,14320,487-3,656-15.1
12c Litter offences174150-24-13.8
      
13Public order and other social code offences33,27629,158-4,118-12.4
13a Disorderly conduct25,49824,048-1,450-5.7
 13b Trespass offences2,7542,068-686-24.9
 13c Liquor licensing offences1,078912-166-15.4
 13d Prostitution offences5636-20-35.7
 13e Regulated betting or money, collection or trading offences286207-79-27.6
 13fOther social code offences (nec)3,6041,887-1,717-47.6
       
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime11,43811,683245+2.1
 15aOffences against government and its agents (nec)282236-46-16.3
 15bOrganisation of crime and conspiracy to commit crime105-5-50.0
 15c Perverting the course of justice5849-9-15.5
 15d Offences while in custody, breach of court orders11,08811,393305+2.8
1 The annualised figure for a given quarter is the total number of crimes recorded in the 12 months prior to end of that quarter.
Table 2 Recorded crime incidents classified by offence group, Q1 2015 to Q4 2016
        
ICCSq offence group2015 2016
Q1Q2Q3Q4Total Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
              
01Homicide offences1321161363 1820151871
 01a Murder5106829 87101338
 01b Manslaughter01304 11013
 01cInfanticide00000 00000
 01d Dangerous driving leading to death8107530 9125430
              
02Sexual offences6405725855512,348 6707295775732,549
 02a Rape of a male or female138133132131534 127184124109544
 02b Defilement of a boy or girl less than 17 years old42323421129 46552530156
 02cSexual offence involving mentally impaired person871824 651517
 02d Aggravated sexual assault43209 513312
 02e Sexual assault (not aggravated)4113443523311,438 4094003603641,533
 02f Other sexual offences37536460214 77846462287
              
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences3,9904,1884,4444,35416,976 3,9774,1684,2283,98716,360
 03aMurder-attempt612312 395522
 03bMurder-threat151148145149593 143137185138603
 03c Assault causing harm, poisoning8058599219293,514 8398878978783,501
 03dOther assault2,5582,8483,0282,93011,364 2,6562,8052,8362,65410,951
 03e Harassment and related offences4703323483431,493 3363303053121,283
              
04Dangerous or negligent acts1,7281,8141,8261,8567,224 1,8071,9021,9742,0857,768
 04a Dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm351211 24107
 04b Driving/In charge of a vehicle while over legal alcohol limit1,5421,6281,6621,6956,527 1,6451,7071,7931,9007,045
 04c Driving/In charge of a vehicle under the influence of drugs67604452223 50604155206
 04f Endangerment with potential for serious harm/death2631251597 20302624100
 04g Abandoning a child, child neglect and cruelty60324134167 53727858261
 04hUnseaworthy/dangerous use of boat or ship04307 00000
 04i False alarm/interference with aircraft or air transport facilities10012 02013
 04jEndangering traffic offences29545057190 37273547146
              
05Kidnapping and related offences42383141152 33333518119
 05a False imprisonment2225182691 1719231372
 05b Abduction of person under 16 years of age9107733 1078227
 05c Human trafficking offences1136828 674320
              
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences7186295516792,577 5694885305092,096
 06aRobbery of an establishment or institution286205174264929 207153148194702
 06b Robbery of cash or goods in transit1032318 784928
 06cRobbery from the person3763723493851,482 3202923382801,230
 06d Blackmail or extortion1120121053 1315191461
 06eCarjacking, hijacking/unlawful seizure of aircraft/vessel3529141795 2220211275
             
07Burglary and related offences7,8896,1816,0886,10326,261 5,0144,0794,3774,96818,438
 07aAggravated burglary97535861269 48635153215
 07b Burglary (not aggravated)7,6435,9795,8905,88225,394 4,8413,9004,2014,79817,740
 07cPossession of an article (with intent to burgle, steal, demand)149149140160598 125116125117483
              
08Theft and related offences18,98319,62619,01818,23775,864 16,33815,55716,28716,79964,981
 08aTheft/Taking of vehicle and related offences1,8031,7181,5641,3676,452 1,3381,1181,1701,2314,857
 08bTheft from person1,2171,1901,3391,6515,397 1,3251,0661,1821,1954,768
 08c Theft from shop5,5345,8525,5415,73822,665 5,1875,4205,3155,61421,536
 08d Other thefts, handling stolen property10,42910,86610,5749,48141,350 8,4887,9538,6208,75933,820
             
09Fraud, deception and related offences1,5311,3891,3221,3375,579 1,2931,1191,2781,2124,902
 09aFraud, deception and related offences1,5311,3891,3221,3375,579 1,2931,1191,2781,2124,902
             
10Controlled drug offences3,3004,1744,1163,50015,090 3,7554,1444,3733,84716,119
 10aImportation of drugs746320 877628
 10b Cultivation or manufacture of drugs49656759240 49649359265
 10c Possession of drugs for sale or supply7669538528093,380 8948871,0029063,689
 10dPossession of drugs for personal use2,3823,0093,0542,51110,956 2,5903,0103,1402,74611,486
 10eOther drug offences96143137118494 214176131130651
              
11Weapons and explosives offences5755945866222,377 5304834756352,123
 11a Explosives, chemical weapons offences9651030 615214
 11b Discharging a firearm39343642151 24272128100
 11c Possession of a firearm53604650209 57405051198
 11dOffensive weapons offences (nec)4704914864501,897 4434133904361,682
 11e Fireworks offences43137090 029118129
             
12Damage to property and to the environment6,6876,5976,4256,34026,049 5,6265,3415,4185,88222,267
 12a Arson4024404504401,732 3493754424641,630
 12b Criminal damage (not arson)6,2136,1135,9445,87324,143 5,2364,9244,9475,38020,487
 12cLitter offences72443127174 41422938150
            
13Public order and other social code offences7,6068,4718,6358,56433,276 7,1506,9887,5567,46429,158
 13aDisorderly conduct6,0826,4466,6756,29525,498 5,8655,7876,3056,09124,048
 13bTrespass offences6597697126142,754 5405255104932,068
 13c Liquor licensing offences2232732902921,078 253197219243912
 13d Prostitution offences919181056 91041336
 13e Regulated betting/money collection/trading offences49778575286 38485962207
 13f Other social code offences (nec)5848878551,2783,604 4454214595621,887
              
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime2,6232,9712,8173,02711,438 3,1133,2962,6102,66411,683
 15a Offences against government and its agents (nec)71876757282 57795050236
 15b Organisation of crime and conspiracy to commit crime411410 03025
 15c Perverting the course of justice1819101158 520131149
 15d Offences while in custody, breach of court orders2,5302,8642,7392,95511,088 3,0513,1942,5472,60111,393
              
Table 3 Recorded crime incidents classified by offence group and annualised1 total to Q4, 2012 to 2016
       
  Annualised total to Q4
ICCSq offence group20122013201420152016
       
01Homicide offences7983806371
02Sexual offences2,1162,0092,0532,3482,549
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences15,71014,50215,16416,97616,360
04Dangerous or negligent acts9,0517,6607,2987,2247,768
05Kidnapping and related offences101124124152119
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences2,8172,8062,6472,5772,096
07Burglary and related offences28,13326,21827,63526,26118,438
08Theft and related offences76,40278,73777,69775,86464,981
09Fraud, deception and related offences5,7904,8245,1785,5794,902
10Controlled drug offences16,45015,37215,91515,09016,119
11Weapons and explosives offences3,0382,7502,4792,3772,123
12Damage to property and to the environment32,42828,91327,39426,04922,267
13Public order and other social code offences43,86136,45332,63933,27629,158
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime9,4459,1879,76511,43811,683
1 The annualised figure for a given quarter is the total number of crimes recorded in the 12 months prior to end of that quarter.
Table 4 Recorded crime incidents classified by offence group, Garda region and annualised1 total to Q4, 2015 and 2016
         
Garda region
ICCSq offence groupNorthern Western SouthernEastern South Eastern Dublin MetropolitanState
         
Annualised total to Q4 2016 
01Homicide offences117121272271
02Sexual offences2942834084173018462,549
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences2,1341,6573,0122,3301,8175,41016,360
04Dangerous or negligent acts1,1141,0321,6161,2671,0691,6707,768
05Kidnapping and related offences18615161648119
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences11757190199951,4382,096
07Burglary and related offences1,5171,3021,7933,0721,9358,81918,438
08Theft and related Offences4,1454,2858,3348,2765,68934,25264,981
09Fraud, deception and related offences4254996476364002,2954,902
10Controlled drug offences9781,3192,8682,8981,9366,12016,119
11Weapons and explosives offences2131793012831939542,123
12Damage to property and to the environment2,2611,8593,6862,9922,3989,07122,267
13Public order and other social code offences3,5543,7836,3643,0393,3249,09429,158
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime7388222,2301,1478575,88911,683
         
Annualised total to Q4 2015       
01Homicide offences104121242163
02Sexual offences2622694253362837732,348
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences2,1111,9463,1692,5162,0105,22416,976
04Dangerous or negligent acts9581,0121,5441,1209881,6027,224
05Kidnapping and related offences171818191070152
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences14786232230971,7852,577
07Burglary and related offences2,1431,9612,9894,4723,09511,60126,261
08Theft and related Offences5,0595,07210,46010,0576,55538,66175,864
09Fraud, deception and related offences5145938956605102,4075,579
10Controlled drug offences8471,2422,7322,1531,5226,59415,090
11Weapons and explosives offences1961793523192141,1172,377
12Damage to property and to the environment2,8102,1024,2943,4452,83710,56126,049
13Public order and other social code offences3,3403,8127,3613,2263,73111,80633,276
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime7237962,2851,1638015,67011,438
         
Annualised total change to Q4 2016       
01Homicide offences1300318
02Sexual offences3214-17811873201
03Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences23-289-157-186-193186-616
04Dangerous or negligent acts15620721478168544
05Kidnapping and related offences1-12-3-36-22-33
06Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences-30-29-42-31-2-347-481
07Burglary and related offences-626-659-1,196-1,400-1,160-2,782-7,823
08Theft and related Offences-914-787-2,126-1,781-866-4,409-10,883
09Fraud, deception and related offences-89-94-248-24-110-112-677
10Controlled drug offences13177136745414-4741,029
11Weapons and explosives offences170-51-36-21-163-254
12Damage to property and to the environment-549-243-608-453-439-1,490-3,782
13Public order and other social code offences214-29-997-187-407-2,712-4,118
15Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime1526-55-1656219245
1 The annualised figure for a given quarter is the total number of crimes recorded in the 12 months prior to end of that quarter.

Background Notes

Introduction

The Recorded Crime, Quarter 4, 2016 release provides provisional figures for the number of offences recorded by An Garda Síochána, based on the Irish Crime Classification System (ICCS) but excluding elements of Group 4  (Dangerous or Negligent Acts), and all of Groups 14 (Road and Traffic Offences (Not Elsewhere Classified or nec)) and 16 (Offences Not Elsewhere Classified). The release contains figures from Quarter 1, 2012 to Quarter 3, 2016. The information supplied in this report refers only to crime incidents known to An Garda Síochána and recorded as such in the Garda PULSE (Police Using Leading Systems Effectively) system. Because of timing issues with respect to the extraction of data, figures may be revised subsequent to this publication. 

Crime recording

Incidents reported or which become known to members of An Garda Síochána are recorded when, on the balance of probability, a Garda determines that a criminal offence defined by law has taken place, and there is no credible evidence to the contrary. If it is subsequently determined that a criminal offence did not take place, the criminal offence recorded is invalidated and is not counted in the statistics. If a person makes a report and subsequently withdraws it by stating that the criminal act did not take place, then this too is invalidated unless there is evidence to suggest that, by reasonable probability, the offence has taken place.

For criminal offences where victim confirmation is required (e.g. assault, fraud), a criminal offence is recorded only where the victim confirms the offence or where there is evidence to suggest that by reasonable probability it occurred. Another important feature of a recorded offence is that it is based on the date reported to, or that it became known to, the Gardaí. This has major implications for some offence types. Notable amongst these are sexual offences, as it has often been the case that such incidents have been reported to An Garda Síochána many years (sometimes decades) after the event(s). Thus a sexual assault, which occurred in 1960, would be included in the statistics for 2008 if it was first reported in that year. 

Crime Classification

A criminal offence is classified as a particular offence type at the initial recording of that offence. However, upon investigation, it may later become apparent that an alternative offence type should be used. In this event, the record is amended to reflect this. Re-classification on the basis of court proceedings only occurs in relation to homicide offences. A murder offence is reclassified as manslaughter when a charge of manslaughter commences or when a murder charge results in a conviction for manslaughter. It is also possible, though more rare, that an incident originally classified as manslaughter may be re-classified as murder. Also, a re-classification to a homicide offence occurs when, for example, a serious assault has been recorded and, some time later, the victim dies as a consequence of the assault. 

General Counting Rules

Crime counting rules are applied to all criminal offences for the purposes of the statistics. The following are the main rules relevant to the quarterly figures: 

Primary Offence Rule: Where two or more criminal offences are disclosed in a single episode, it is the primary criminal offence that is counted. The primary offence is that offence which the greater penalty may apply. Where offences have similar penalties, offences against the person take precedence over offences against property for the purpose of determining the primary offence. 

One Offence Counts Per Victim: One offence counts per victim involved with the exceptions of cheque/credit card fraud and burglary. Under certain circumstances, the cheque/credit card exception necessitates that a series of these offences counts as one crime where the originating bank ultimately suffers the loss. The burglary exception dictates that one burglary offence is counted where property belonging to two or more victims is stolen (or damaged) during a single burglary. 

Continuous Series Involving the Same Victim and Same Offender: A continuous series of offences against the same victim involving the same offender counts as one offence. 

ICCSq Offence Groups

 

01 Homicide offences 01a  Murder    Murder
  01b  Manslaughter Manslaughter
  01c  Infanticide Infanticide
  01d  Dangerous driving leading to death Manslaughter (traffic fatality)
    Dangerous driving causing death
     
02 Sexual offences 02a  Rape of a male or female Rape of a male or female
    Rape Section 4 
 

02b Defilement of a boy or girl less than 17 years old

Unlawful carnal Knowledge/Criminal law (Sexual Offences Act) 2006
  02c  Sexual offence involving mentally impaired person Sexual offence involving mentally  impaired person
  02d  Aggravated sexual assault Aggravated sexual assault
  02e  Sexual assault (not aggravated) Sexual assault
  02f  Other sexual offences Incest
    Child pornography offences
    Child pornography – obstruction of warrant
    Gross indecency
     

03 Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences

03a  Murder-attempt Murder-attempt
  03b  Murder-threat Murder-threat
  03c  Assault causing harm, poisoning Assault causing harm
    Poisoning
  03d  Other assault Assault or obstruction of Garda/official, resisting arrest
    Minor assault
  03e  Harassment and related offences Coercion
    Harassment, stalking, threats
    Demanding payment of debt causing alarm
    Housing Act
    Menacing phone calls
    Incitement to hatred offences
     
04 Dangerous or negligent acts 04a  Dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm Dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm
  04b  Driving/In charge of a vehicle while over legal alcohol limit Driving/In charge of a vehicle while over  legal alcohol limit
  04c  Driving/In charge of a vehicle under the influence of drugs Driving/In charge of a vehicle under the influence of drugs
  04f  Endangerment with potential for serious harm or death Endangerment with potential for serious harm or death
  04g  Abandoning a child, child neglect and cruelty Abandoning a child, child neglect and cruelty
  04h  Unseaworthy/dangerous use of boat or ship Unseaworthy/dangerous use of boat or ship
  04i  False alarm/interference with aircraft or air transport facilities False alarm/interference with aircraft or air transport facilities
  04j  Endangering traffic offences Endangering traffic offences
     
05 Kidnapping and related offences  05a  False imprisonment False imprisonment 
  05b  Abduction of person under 16 years of age Abduction of person under 16 years of age
  05c  Human trafficking offences Human trafficking offences
     
06 Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences 06a  Robbery of an establishment or institution Robbery of an establishment or institution
  06b  Robbery of cash or goods in transit Robbery of cash or goods in transit
  06c  Robbery from the person Robbery from the person
  06d  Blackmail or extortion Blackmail or extortion
  06e  Carjacking, hijacking/unlawful seizure of aircraft/vessel Carjacking, hijacking/unlawful seizure of aircraft/vessel
     
07 Burglary and related offences 07a  Aggravated burglary Aggravated burglary
  07b  Burglary (not aggravated) Burglary (not aggravated)
  07c  Possession of an article (with intent to burgle, steal, demand) Possession of an article (with intent to burgle, steal, demand)
     
08 Theft and related offences 08a  Theft/Taking of vehicle and related offences Theft/Unauthorised taking of vehicle
    Interfering with vehicle (with intent to steal item or vehicle)
  08b  Theft from person Theft from person
  08c  Theft from shop Theft from shop 
  08d  Other thefts, handling stolen property  Theft from vehicle
    Theft/Unauthorised taking of a pedal cycle
   

Theft of, or interference with, mail Handling or possession of stolen property

Theft of other property

     
09 Fraud, deception and related offences 09a  Fraud, deception and related offences Fraud, deception, false pretence offences
    Forging an instrument to defraud
    Possession of an article for use in fraud, deception or extortion
    Falsification of accounts
    Offences under the Companies Act
    Offences under the Investment Intermediaries Act
    Offences under the Stock Exchange Act
    Money laundering
    Embezzlement
    Fraud against the European Union
    Importation/Sale/Supply of tobacco
    Counterfeiting notes and coins
    Counterfeiting of goods
    Bad debts criminal (Debtors Ireland)
    Corruption (involving public office holder)
     
10 Controlled drug offences  10a  Importation of drugs Importation of drugs
  10b  Cultivation or manufacture of drugs  Cultivation or manufacture of drugs
  10c  Possession of drugs for sale or supply Possession of drugs for sale or supply 
  10d  Possession of drugs for personal use Possession of drugs for personal use
  10e  Other drug offences Forged or altered prescription offences obstruction under the Drugs Act
     
11 Weapons and explosives offences 11a  Explosives, chemical weapons offences Causing an explosion
    Making of explosives
    Possession of explosives 
    Chemical weapons offences 
  11b  Discharging a firearm Discharging a firearm
  11c  Possession of a firearm Possession of a firearm
  11d  Offensive weapons offences (nec) Possession of offensive weapons (not firearms)
  11e  Fireworks offences Fireworks offences (for sale, igniting etc.)
     
12 Damage to property and to the environment 12a  Arson Arson
  12b  Criminal damage (not arson) Criminal damage (not arson) 
  12c  Litter offences  Litter offences 
     
13 Public order and other social code offences 13a  Disorderly conduct Affray/Riot/Violent disorder
    Public order offences 
    Drunkenness offences
    Air rage-disruptive or drunken behaviour on aircraft
  13b Trespass offences

Forcible entry and occupation (not burglary)

    Trespass on lands or enclosed areas
  13c  Liquor licensing offences Liquor licensing offences
    Registered clubs offences
    Special restaurant offences
    Provision of intoxicating liquor to under 18 year olds
    Purchase or consumption of alcohol by under 18 year olds
    Sale of intoxicating liquor to under 18 year olds
     
  13d Prostitution offences Brothel keeping
    Organisation of prostitution
    Prostitution, including soliciting etc.
  13e  Regulated betting or money, collection or trading offences Offences under the Betting Acts
    Collecting money without permit, unauthorised collection
    Offences under Gaming and Lotteries Acts
    Permit/License offences for casual/street trading
  13f  Other social code offences (nec) Allowing a child (under 16 years) to beg
    Bigamy
    Bestiality
    Indecency
   

Begging

     
15 Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime 15a  Offences against government and its agents (nec) Treason
    Breaches of Offences Against the State
    Acts
    Breaches of Official Secrets Act
    Impersonating member of An Garda
    Síochána
    Electoral offences including personation
    Public mischief-annoying phone calls,
    wasting police time
    Criminal Assets Bureau offences
    Non compliance with Garda direction
     
  15b  Organisation of crime and conspiracy to commit crime Criminal organisation offences
    (organised crime)
    Conspiracy to commit a crime
  15c  Perverting the course of justice Perjury
    Interfering with a jury (embracery)
    Assisting offenders
    Public mischief, pervert course of justice, conceal offence
  15d  Offences while in custody, breach of court orders Escape or help to escape from custody
    Prison offences
    Breach of Domestic Violence Order (protection, safety, barring)
    Breach of order under Family Law Act
    Breach of bail
    Failure to comply under Sex Offenders
    Act
    Other failure to comply with court order jury summons, warrant etc.

 

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