According to this article in The Northern Advocate, Northland has the highest rate of unsolved burglaries in the country and the slowest response time to break-ins, with 10 burglary victims a day in the region. But one of the region’s top police officers says although burglaries are difficult crimes to solve, police want to ensure there are fewer of them in the region.
Police figures show from January 1 to June 30 there was an average of 10 burglary victims per day in Northland with 1876 in the Northland region, while the long-term resolution rate for that period was 6.9 per cent: The lowest in the country and below the national average of 8.9 per cent.
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