Northwest Division Monthend Crime Stats for February 2017
Northwest Division Quick Facts
The Northwest Division expanded by almost 20% in 2016 with numerous additions, the largest being in the north west corner of the city. The division is the second largest of the three divisions in terms of geographic size and population. It consists of 32 neighborhoods and 8 industrial neighborhoods, four management areas, 3 development areas and the Airport Business Area. The City of Saskatoon also expanded its boundaries to include the North West Development area. This is an additional of approximately 17.2 sq. km.
From 2015 to 2016, the overall population of the Northwest Division increased by over 1700 persons (2.1%). The most noticeable population increases were observed in the Blairmore (35% / 319 persons), Hampton Village (8% / 576 persons) and Kensington (181% / 366 persons) neighborhoods.
|Offence Type||2015||2016||% Change|
|Crimes Against the Person||830||846||1.93%|
|Crimes Against Property||4,326||4,512||4.30%|
|Total Other Criminal Code & CDSA||1,538||1,771||15.15%|
|Total Traffic Tickets (Charges)||10,596||10,477||-1.12%|
|Total Calls for Service||26,725||28,102||5.15%|
*RMS statistics on record as of December 31, 2016. 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.