crime rate

Despite decrease, Regina remains top ten in crime rate and crime severity index

Jul 27, 2023 | 5:31pm

The Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics released its annual comparison of police-reported crime statistics for 2022. The report compares police-reported crime across Canada’s Census Metropolitan Areas (CMA). It looks at total crime incidents (Crime Rate) and an index that considers the severity of crimes committed (Crime Severity Index). Regina, who has been near the top […]

Crime rate and severity in Regina dropped in 2020, still fifth-highest in country

Jul 27, 2021 | 12:09pm

Crime in Canada decreased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic last year, with Regina and area leading the way. Crime in the Regina metropolitan area, which includes communities like Lumsden and Emerald Park, fell 27 percent in 2020 compared to 2019. The sharpest drop in the country. Regina also experienced a significant drop in its crime […]

Regina’s crime numbers significantly lower than this time a year ago.

Jun 22, 2020 | 8:03am

Whether or not it is COVID-19 related is not known, but crime numbers from Regina Police this past May show a big dip compared to the same time one year ago. There were over 1,600 fewer calls at the end of May 2020, than there were in May 2019, resulting in a drop of 23.9 […]