Information on crimes and offences committed has been provided by the Bureau of Public Safety, Ministry of Justice. These statistics highlight the changing patterns of criminal activity detected over the past five years.

Crime Statistics by Category: 2012 to 2016

Type of Crimes 20122013201420152016
Felony Crimes 473 79 371 187 454
     Adultery and Sexual Assaults 1 - 7 10 11
     Child Abuse - - 3 - 1
     Illegal Activities and Misconduct 12 16 91 32 81
     Misconduct 460 63 270 145 361
Misdemeanor Crimes 762 1,479 913 1,035 2,333
     Assault & Battery 308 347 20 154 4
     Violation of Law & Order and Traffic Rules and Violation of Court Order 454 1,132 893 881 2,329

Source: Bureau of Public Safety, MOJ