Table 2 
Selected police-reported crime and calls for service during the COVID-19 pandemic, March 2020 to July 2020 (correction) 

Selected police-reported crime and calls for service during the COVID-19 pandemic, March 2020 to July 2020 (correction)
  March April March to April May April to May June May to June July June to July
  numbernumber percent change number percent change number percent change number percent change
Selected violations and calls for service1,2                  
Selected violations                  
Total criminal incidents 56,626 47,743 -15.7 49,026 2.7 54,325 10.8 60,728 11.8
Total assaults (levels 1, 2, 3) 12,521 11,088 -11.4 13,036 17.6 13,994 7.3 15,828 13.1
Assaults by non-family (levels 1, 2, 3) 7,287 6,375 -12.5 7,604 19.3 8,380 10.2 9,266 10.6
Assaults by family (levels 1, 2, 3) 3,268 3,152 -3.5 3,490 10.7 3,464 -0.7 3,927 13.4
Assaults where relationship type is unknown 1,966 1,561 -20.6 1,942 24.4 2,150 10.7 2,635 22.6
Total sexual assaults (levels 1, 2, 3) 1,322 879 -33.5 1,160 32.0 1,401 20.8 1,560 11.3
Sexual assaults by non-family (levels 1, 2, 3) 827 539 -34.8 719 33.4 887 23.4 986 11.2
Sexual assaults by family (levels 1, 2, 3) 222 194 -12.6 221 13.9 251 13.6 270 7.6
Sexual assaults where relationship type is unknown 273 146 -46.5 220 50.7 263 19.5 304 15.6
Uttering threats 2,570 2,429 -5.5 2,827 16.4 2,962 4.8 3,291 11.1
Uttering threats by non-family 1,425 1,397 -2.0 1,605 14.9 1,608 0.2 1,854 15.3
Uttering threats by family 347 336 -3.2 428 27.4 450 5.1 488 8.4
Uttering threats where relationship type is unknown 798 696 -12.8 794 14.1 904 13.9 949 5.0
Assault against peace or public officer (level 1) 484 444 -8.3 513 15.5 518 1.0 499 -3.7
Total robbery 1,272 770 -39.5 749 -2.7 807 7.7 1,010 25.2
Dangerous operation, causing death or bodily harm 19 30 57.9 31 3.3 24 -22.6 40 66.7
Impaired driving, causing death or bodily harm 25 21 -16.0 34 61.9 21 -38.2 33 57.1
Total breaking and entering3 8,684 8,536 -1.7 6,765 -20.7 6,859 1.4 7,171 4.5
Breaking and entering, non-residential 5,220 5,408 3.6 3,866 -28.5 3,751 -3.0 3,706 -1.2
Breaking and entering, residential 3,382 3,078 -9.0 2,841 -7.7 3,051 7.4 3,424 12.2
Motor vehicle theft 4,352 3,996 -8.2 3,454 -13.6 3,766 9.0 4,357 15.7
Shoplifting 7,284 3,300 -54.7 2,908 -11.9 3,405 17.1 4,346 27.6
Fraud / identity theft / identity fraud 8,657 7,377 -14.8 7,003 -5.1 9,051 29.2 9,796 8.2
Fail to comply with order 5,755 5,426 -5.7 5,798 6.9 6,220 7.3 6,757 8.6
Impaired driving, operating while impaired 3,681 3,447 -6.4 4,748 37.7 5,297 11.6 6,040 14.0
Provincial / Territorial acts related to COVID-19 1,351 4,734 250.4 3,317 -29.9 2,248 -32.2 2,653 18.0
Selected calls for service2,4                  
Total calls for service (correction) 23,615 23,259 -1.5 25,590 10.0 26,083 1.9 27,084 3.8
Domestic disturbances/disputes 10,141 10,088 -0.5 10,828 7.3 10,937 1.0 11,557 5.7
Total mental health 6,449 6,171 -4.3 7,148 15.8 7,574 6.0 7,332 -3.2
Mental Health Act (MHA) apprehension 2,846 2,647 -7.0 3,155 19.2 3,285 4.1 3,408 3.7
Mental health - other 3,603 3,524 -2.2 3,993 13.3 4,289 7.4 3,924 -8.5
Suicide / attempted suicide 2,874 2,504 -12.9 2,839 13.4 2,539 -10.6 2,793 10.0
Overdose5 (correction) 519 512 -1.3 545 6.4 461 -15.4 538 16.7
Child welfare check (correction) 50 50 0.0 43 -14.0 76 76.7 67 -11.8
Wellness check - general 3,504 3,846 9.8 4,128 7.3 4,407 6.8 4,691 6.4
Child custody matter - domestic (correction) 78 88 12.8 59 -33.0 89 50.8 106 19.1
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Special police-reported crime statistics - Special COVID-19 report to Statistics Canada
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