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Crime down in Surrey, White Rock last year compared to ‘20: Stats Canada

Stats Can releases its Crime Severity Index numbers earlier this month

 

Surrey RCMP on patrol. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey crime up 3% in first half 2022 compared to same period last year

But for second quarter of 2022, offences are down 2% compared to same period in 2021

 

A report from Statistics Canada shows Kelowna with the highest rate in the country for 2021. (File photo)

Kelowna had Canada’s highest crime rate in 2021

Kelowna also ranked seventh worse in the country for violent crime

 

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Surrey criminal code offences up 7% in 1st quarter 2022 over same time last year

But violent crime dropped by 5% to 1,618 offences from 1,712

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Surrey violent crime down 10% in first half of 2021 compared to same period last year

That’s 3,563 files compared to 3,939, according to latest Surrey RCMP stats

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Violent crime drops by 11% in Surrey, RCMP says

That’s 1,695 cases reported in the first quarter of 2021 compared to 1,915 in the first quarter of 2020

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Richmond RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng said, in March, the force received a stand-out number of seven reports of incidents that appeared to have “racial undertones.” (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police

Three incidents in Richmond are currently being invested as hate crimes, says RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng

Richmond RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng said, in March, the force received a stand-out number of seven reports of incidents that appeared to have “racial undertones.” (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
White Rock RCMP Staff. Sgt. Kale Pauls said he’s pleased the community has the confidence to call police when they feel threatened or harassed. (Contributed photo)

White Rock RCMP reports decrease in assaults, increase in threats in 2020

Uttering threats and criminal harassment calls increased by more than 60 per cent

White Rock RCMP Staff. Sgt. Kale Pauls said he’s pleased the community has the confidence to call police when they feel threatened or harassed. (Contributed photo)
Surrey crime scene. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Mounties say crime dropped by 14 per cent in 2020

Corporal Joanie Sidhu noted violent crime decreased by 19 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year, and for the year overall

Surrey crime scene. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP Corporal Joanie Sidhu. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Surrey RCMP stats say violent crime has dropped by seven per cent

That’s for the third quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year

Surrey RCMP Corporal Joanie Sidhu. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Delta police saw a significant increase in the number of drunk drivers being served immediate roadside prohibitions in the city in 2019. (Delta Police Department/Twitter photo)

‘Significant increase’ in the number of drunk drivers on Delta streets in 2019

Year-end stats show notable decline in break-and-enters, slight increase in crimes like assault

Delta police saw a significant increase in the number of drunk drivers being served immediate roadside prohibitions in the city in 2019. (Delta Police Department/Twitter photo)
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO