Northwest Division

Inspector Lisa Lafreniere
Inspector Lisa Lafreniere
Officer in Charge: Inspector Lisa Lafreniere
Population (2015): 79,057
Dwelling Unit (2014): 29,253
Commercial Businesses (2014): 2,652
Geographic Area (2015): 105.1 sq. km.

Northwest Division Monthend Crime Stats for November 2016

Northwest Division Quick Facts


The Northwest Division is the second largest of the three divisions in terms of geographic size and population. It consists of 33 neighborhoods including 2 new neighborhoods (Kensington and Elk Point). The division includes five industrial neighborhoods, three suburban centres 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 2014 to 2015, the overall population of the Northwest Division increased by 1.3%. The most noticeable population increases were observed in the Blairmore Suburban Centre (15.5%), Hampton Village (24.5%) and Kelsey-Woodlawn (6.9%) neighborhoods.

Summary of Violations
Offence Type 2014 2015 % Change
Crimes Against the Person 815 824 1.10%
Crimes Against Property 4,353 4,289 -1.47%
Total Other Criminal Code & CDSA 1,386 1,521 9.74%
Total Traffic Tickets (Charges) 10,582 10,550 -0.30%
Total Collisions 2,343 2,449 4.52%
Total Calls for Service 27,007 26,730 -1.03%

*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.