Crime and Police Statistics
B.C. Crime Trends and Statistics
British Columbia crime statistics are available in four web publications. These web publications contain information on the type and incidence of reported crime in British Columbia
Caution should be used when using data on the number and rate of offences cleared (by charge or otherwise) and the number of persons charged for data prior to 2007. This data is being examined by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) because there may be some discrepancies in these rates for some offence categories. Note that overall B.C. clearance rates will not change.
NOTE: the data contained in the following web publications may vary slightly from previous data releases. Where differences exist, it can be assumed that the most current data release reflects the most accurate and up-to-date data.
Regional Crime Profiles
The following profiles are based on the 2011 Crime Statistics and include police resourcing data.
View table to look-up the policing jurisdiction for your regional district
Police Resource Statistics
This publication contains information pertaining to policing costs, strengths and case loads within the province. It also provides a narrative overview of policing functions and responsibilities, a complete list of municipal, provincial and First Nations policing jurisdictions, and statistics relating to police resources.
Note: the data contained in the following web publication may vary slightly from previous data releases. Where differences exist, it can be assumed that the most current data release reflects the most accurate and up-to-date data.