Central Division

Inspector Randy Huisman
Inspector Randy Huisman
Officer in Charge: Inspector Randy Huisman
Population (2015): 36,201
Dwelling Unit (2014): 17,165
Commercial Businesses (2014): 1,678
Geographic Area (2015): 13.7 sq. km.

Central Division Monthend Crime Stats for November 2016

Central Division Quick Facts


The Central Division is the smallest of the three divisions in terms of geographic size and population. It consists of nine residential neighborhoods, two industrial neighborhoods and the Central Business District. In addition, the Central Division includes both the Downtown Business Improvement District and the Riversdale Business Improvement District.


From 2014 to 2015, the overall population of Central Division decreased by 2.6%. The most noticeable population decreases were observed in the Central Industrial (-55.2%), West Industrial (-12.8%) and Riversdale (-5.6%) neighborhoods.

Summary of Violations
Offence Type 2014 2015 % Change
Crimes Against the Person 1,516 1,438 -5.15%
Crimes Against Property 4,151 4,689 12.96%
Total Other Criminal Code & CDSA 7,081 7,225 2.03%
Total Traffic Tickets (Charges) 9,055 6,383 -29.51%
Total Collisions 1,674 1,653 -1.25%
Total Calls for Service 39,570 40,894 3.35%

*RMS statistics on record as of December 31, 2015. Crime statistics are constantly being updated due to new information being received, changes in reporting procedures, and ongoing investigations. As a result, data may differ from previously published reports.