Firearms January to September – City of Regina
- From January to September 2016, there were 87 violent occurrences involving a firearm compared to 58 for the same time period in 2015 (+50%).
- 87 violent occurrences in 2016 is an increase of 76% compared to the five year average.
- There were 41 firearm related occurrences reported to the Regina Police Service where no one was injured compared to 5 for the same time period in 2015.
- 41 firearm related occurrences is an increase of 101% compared to the five year average.
- 30 persons were injured by firearms compared to 11 for the same time period in 2015 (+173%).
- 30 persons injured in 2016 is an increase of 108% compared to the five year average.
- 252 firearms were seized compared to 250 for the same time period in 2015 (+1%). (Seizures do not include devices or ammunition)
- 252 firearms seized in 2016 is an increase of 29% compared to the five year average.
- The types of firearms seized are most commonly rifles and other guns such as BB guns and pellet guns.
- 37 firearms were reported stolen compared to 14 for the same time period in 2015 (+164%).
- 37 firearms stolen in 2016 is an increase of 25% over the five year average.
|Jan. to Sept.|
|Stolen Firearms – property offences||54||25||18||14||37|
|Firearm occurrences no injuries||11||28||17||5||41|
|Jan. to Dec.|
|Stolen Firearms – property offences||56||29||32||35|
|Firearm occurrences no injuries||7||19||19||15|
- Seizures (criminal) refer to all incidents except provincial statutes, municipal bylaws and special inquiries. Therefore, incidents related to Mental Health Services Act, Youth Drug Detox, Sudden/Accidental Death, Domestics, Attempt Suicide, and Lost/Found Property are NOT included.
- Seizures (public safety) refer to incidents such as Mental Health Services Act, Youth Drug Detox, Sudden/Accidental Death, Domestics, Attempt Suicide, and Lost/Found Property.
- Firearm occurrences no injuries refer to three types of incidents: discharge firearm with intent, used in the commission of an offence, and pointing a firearm