Community safety

Community safety

Working together to beat crime

Millions of people who live, work in or visit Sydney find it to be a very safe place. However, crime does occur here, as it does in every major city.

The City of Sydney consistently supports programs and services to increase safety in the local area. We also work with local businesses, police and the community to ensure our city is as secure and trouble-free as possible.

Find out more about what we do to keep you safe.

The City has established crime prevention plans and campaigns, which have measurable results. According to recent figures, theft in the City area has dropped by as much as 24% (Source: the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research). We are proud of our efforts to combat crime and will continue to strive for improved results.

Everyone in the community has a role to play when it comes to public safety. Find out what you can do to help prevent crime in your local area. Opportunistic crime can be significantly reduced when residents are smart around their homes, cars and with their personal belongings.

Last updated: Monday, 24 November 2014