Table 8 - Assaults by prisoner in secure and open custody
Assaults are counted by the numbers of victims identified.
Assault rate = number of assault victims/daily average population x 100.
An assault is an act of physical violence committed by a prisoner on an officer or another prisoner which may or may not cause an injury.
Table 9 - Average daily number of offenders serving community supervision orders
* Total number of individual offenders supervised. A person is not counted twice even if he/she is subject to several types of orders.
** This reflects the impact of the State Penalties Enforcement Register (SPER).
Department of Corrective Services
Annual Report 2003-04