Sex Crimes Surge by 22% in First Quarter – Yikes, That’s a Alarming Increase!

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Number of sexual offences grows by 22% in Q1

A total of 111,300 offences against the Criminal Code were recorded by the police, customs and border guard in January to March 2024, according to Statistics Finland.

The number is 2.3 per cent more than in the corresponding period of the year before.

The number of sexual offences grew by 22% in the January-March period than the stipulated period in the previous.

A total of 436 rapes as defined in the new legislation on sexual offences were recorded while 583 robberies were reported.

The number of recorded offences against life was 25, which is 15 more than in January to March 2023.

Altogether 255 cases of sexual harassment referred to in the new legislation were reported, which is 15 more than in the year before. In all, 82 of the acts were committed on the Internet.

A total of 23 reports of non-consensual dissemination of sexual images were reported. Of the acts 21 were committed on the Internet.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

10 Comments
  1. MollySmith123 says

    Is there any information available on the demographics of the offenders involved in these sexual offences?

  2. EmilySmith says

    It’s truly concerning to see such a significant increase in sexual offences. We need to prioritize measures to address this issue and ensure the safety of our communities.

  3. EmilySmith24 says

    It’s alarming to see a 22% increase in sexual offences in the first quarter of the year. We need to prioritize better education and prevention strategies to address this concerning trend.

  4. Emily_1985 says

    Is there any information on what measures are being taken to address the increase in sexual offences?

  5. EmilySmith89 says

    Do you think the surge in sex crimes could be attributed to any specific factors, or is it a more widespread issue?

  6. JennySmith123 says

    Is there any information on the demographic breakdown of the offenders involved in these sex crimes?

  7. EmilySmith123 says

    I’m deeply concerned about the alarming increase in sex crimes as reported in this article. It’s crucial for authorities to take swift and effective action to address this issue and ensure the safety of the community.

  8. MiaJohnson98 says

    Is there any information provided about the demographics of the perpetrators of these crimes? It would be interesting to see if there are any patterns or trends.

  9. EmilyJones95 says

    What is being done to address the increase in sex crimes? Are there any specific initiatives in place to combat this alarming trend?

  10. EmilySmith72 says

    As a concerned citizen, I am deeply troubled by the alarming 22% surge in sex crimes reported in the first quarter. This increase is unacceptable and urgent action needs to be taken to address this critical issue affecting our society.

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