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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100002
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records. 

    Release date: 2021-03-29

  • Table: 35-10-0169-01
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    The selected police-reported crime statistics during the COVID-19 pandemic special survey collects timely monthly aggregate information on the types of police-reported activity, including criminal incidents and other calls for service, which occurred during the months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Release date: 2021-03-16

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100015
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines trends in police resources for Canada, the provinces and territories, and select police services. The number of police officers per 100,000 population (rate of police strength) is presented for each of the national, provincial/territorial, and for select police services. Information on police rank, age group, hiring, departures, eligibility to retire, part-time positions, and long-term leave are provided, as well as the number of Indigenous peoples and visible minority self-identified at national, provincial/ territorial levels and/or for select police services. Additionally, detailed data on operating expenditures and capital expenditures on policing (a component of justice system spending) are presented for the national and provincial/territorial levels. Lastly, information on the number of civilians and special constables, their duties and functions in police services and information on current and emerging issues related to policing are presented at various levels.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0059-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Salaries, wages, benefits (of police officers, civilian personnel, special constables, and recruits), non-salary operating expenditures (vehicle operating and maintenance, building operating and maintenance, training and professional development, information technology operations, police equipment, contracts for professional services) and capital expenditures (vehicle purchases, new building and capital projects, information technology operations, police equipment) of police services, 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0076-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police personnel (police officers by gender, civilian and other personnel), police-civilian ratio, police officers and authorized strength per 100,000 population, authorized police officer strength and selected crime statistics. Data is provided for Canada, provinces, territories and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) headquarters, training academy depot division and forensic labs, 1986 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0077-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0004)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police personnel (police officers by gender, civilian and other personnel), police officers and authorized strength per 100,000 population, authorized police officer strength, population, net gain or loss from hirings and departures, police officers eligible to retire and selected crime statistics. Data is provided for municipal police services, 2000 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0078-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0005)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police officers (by detailed ranks and gender), civilian personnel and special constables (by detailed duties and gender), and recruits (by gender). Data is provided for Canada, provinces, territories and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) headquarters, training academy depot division and forensic labs, 1986 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0079-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0006)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police officers (by high level ranks and gender), total number of civilian personnel, special constables and recruits (each by gender). The proportion of total police, civilians, special constables and recruits from total personnel, and also the proportion of high level ranks from total number of police officers. Data is provided for municipal police services, 2000 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100014
    Description:

    This Juristat article presents findings from the 2019 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety. The article examines confidence in police and perceptions of police performance among Canadians living in the provinces as well as within the largest cities in Canada. For additional context, the article also examines Canadians' perceptions of the criminal court and prison systems.

    Release date: 2020-11-25

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100013
    Description:

    This article examines the nature of crime reported in 2018 by police services that were identified in this study as serving populations where over half the residents were Indigenous. The study used data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to identify those offences which account for differences between rates of crime reported by police serving majority Indigenous populations when compared with police serving predominantly non-Indigenous populations. In addition, the article examines the characteristics of criminal incidents in these communities and presents information on the socioeconomic conditions of the populations served by these police services.

    Release date: 2020-11-18
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  • Table: 35-10-0169-01
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    The selected police-reported crime statistics during the COVID-19 pandemic special survey collects timely monthly aggregate information on the types of police-reported activity, including criminal incidents and other calls for service, which occurred during the months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Release date: 2021-03-16

  • Table: 35-10-0059-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Salaries, wages, benefits (of police officers, civilian personnel, special constables, and recruits), non-salary operating expenditures (vehicle operating and maintenance, building operating and maintenance, training and professional development, information technology operations, police equipment, contracts for professional services) and capital expenditures (vehicle purchases, new building and capital projects, information technology operations, police equipment) of police services, 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0076-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police personnel (police officers by gender, civilian and other personnel), police-civilian ratio, police officers and authorized strength per 100,000 population, authorized police officer strength and selected crime statistics. Data is provided for Canada, provinces, territories and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) headquarters, training academy depot division and forensic labs, 1986 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0077-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0004)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police personnel (police officers by gender, civilian and other personnel), police officers and authorized strength per 100,000 population, authorized police officer strength, population, net gain or loss from hirings and departures, police officers eligible to retire and selected crime statistics. Data is provided for municipal police services, 2000 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0078-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0005)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police officers (by detailed ranks and gender), civilian personnel and special constables (by detailed duties and gender), and recruits (by gender). Data is provided for Canada, provinces, territories and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) headquarters, training academy depot division and forensic labs, 1986 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0079-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 254-0006)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Data on police officers (by high level ranks and gender), total number of civilian personnel, special constables and recruits (each by gender). The proportion of total police, civilians, special constables and recruits from total personnel, and also the proportion of high level ranks from total number of police officers. Data is provided for municipal police services, 2000 to 2018.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Table: 35-10-0158-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 116-0001)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description: Proportion of the population who believe their local police are doing a good job or an average or poor job at enforcing the law, by sex, population aged 15 and over.
    Release date: 2016-01-27

  • Table: 35-10-0159-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 116-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description: Proportion of the population who believe their local police are doing a good job or an average or poor job at responding quickly to calls, by sex, population aged 15 and over.
    Release date: 2016-01-27

  • Table: 35-10-0160-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 116-0003)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description: Proportion of the population who believe their local police are doing a good job or an average or poor job at being approachable and easy to talk to, by sex, population aged 15 and over.
    Release date: 2016-01-27

  • Table: 35-10-0161-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 116-0004)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description: Proportion of the population who believe their local police are doing a good job or an average or poor job at supplying information to the public on ways to prevent crime, by sex, population aged 15 and over.
    Release date: 2016-01-27
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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100002
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records. 

    Release date: 2021-03-29

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100015
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines trends in police resources for Canada, the provinces and territories, and select police services. The number of police officers per 100,000 population (rate of police strength) is presented for each of the national, provincial/territorial, and for select police services. Information on police rank, age group, hiring, departures, eligibility to retire, part-time positions, and long-term leave are provided, as well as the number of Indigenous peoples and visible minority self-identified at national, provincial/ territorial levels and/or for select police services. Additionally, detailed data on operating expenditures and capital expenditures on policing (a component of justice system spending) are presented for the national and provincial/territorial levels. Lastly, information on the number of civilians and special constables, their duties and functions in police services and information on current and emerging issues related to policing are presented at various levels.

    Release date: 2020-12-08

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100014
    Description:

    This Juristat article presents findings from the 2019 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety. The article examines confidence in police and perceptions of police performance among Canadians living in the provinces as well as within the largest cities in Canada. For additional context, the article also examines Canadians' perceptions of the criminal court and prison systems.

    Release date: 2020-11-25

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100013
    Description:

    This article examines the nature of crime reported in 2018 by police services that were identified in this study as serving populations where over half the residents were Indigenous. The study used data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to identify those offences which account for differences between rates of crime reported by police serving majority Indigenous populations when compared with police serving predominantly non-Indigenous populations. In addition, the article examines the characteristics of criminal incidents in these communities and presents information on the socioeconomic conditions of the populations served by these police services.

    Release date: 2020-11-18

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100010
    Description:

    This annual Juristat article presents findings from the 2019 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and the 2019 Homicide Survey. It examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels. Specific violations, such as homicide, sexual assault, fraud, shoplifting and breaking and entering are examined, as well as trends in youth accused of crime.

    Release date: 2020-10-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20203034751
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2020-10-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020054
    Description:

    Key statistics about crime in Canada are presented in this infographic. Findings on changes to the Crime Severity Index (CSI) at the national and provincial, territorial levels are presented. Also included are the categories of crime which were reported in 2019.

    Release date: 2020-10-29

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100001
    Description:

    The Safe Cities profile series provides community safety statistics for each of Canada's census metropolitan areas alongside contextual information. Key indicators include community safety, sense of belonging, self-reported experiences of victimization and police-reported crime, which are based on results from the General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization), the new Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces, and the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.

    Release date: 2020-05-15

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100015
    Description: This Juristat article examines trends in police resources for Canada, the provinces and territories, and select police services. The number of police officers per 100,000 population (rate of police strength) is presented for each of the national, provincial/territorial, and for select police services. Information on police rank, age group, hiring, departures, eligibility to retire, part-time positions, and long-term leave are provided, as well as the number of Indigenous peoples and visible minority self-identified at national, provincial/ territorial levels and/or for select police services. Additionally, detailed data on operating expenditures and capital expenditures on policing (a component of justice system spending) are presented for the national and provincial/territorial levels. Lastly, information on the number of civilians and special constables, their duties and functions in police services and information on current and emerging issues related to policing are presented at various levels.
    Release date: 2019-10-03

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019060
    Description:

    This infographic is a visual representation using some of the data from the 2018 Police Administration Survey. Findings reported on the infographic include results at the national level on key indicators such as police strength, number of police officers, number of police services, financial cost-drivers for police services, and police personnel data.

    Release date: 2019-10-03
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3301
    Description: The purpose of the Police Administration Survey (PAS) is to collect statistics on public policing personnel and expenditures from municipal, provincial and federal police services in Canada. The information collected is used by federal and provincial policy makers, individual police services as well as officials responsible for police budgets. The data are also used by the media for the purpose of providing information to the general public.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4412
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to assess the experiences of individuals who have lodged complaints against the RCMP and individuals who were involved in a complaint review.
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