Police firearm report indicates violent incidents involving a firearm are up in 2019

A firearms report released by Regina Police in July, shows that officers are seeing more incidents involving guns.

Police are also seizing more firearms off the street when compared to the five year average.

Up to last month there was 108 incidents considered violent that involved a gun.

That’s up just over 17 percent from the same time last year.

There was also 36 incidents involving guns that were considered non-harmful by police, the same number as January to July of 2018.

Up until July, R.P.S had seized 266 firearms, the five year average is 233.

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