Northwest Division

Inspector Lisa Lafreniere
Inspector Lisa Lafreniere
Officer in Charge: Inspector Lisa Lafreniere
Population (2016): 80,995
Dwelling Unit (2016): 29,919
Commercial Businesses (2016): 2,737
Geographic Area (2016): 105.2 sq. km.

Northwest Month-end Crime Stats for July, 2017

Northwest Division Quick Facts

Geography:

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.

Population:

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.

Summary of Violations
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 Collisions 2,457 2,121 -13.68%
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.