Firearms January to November – City of Regina
- From January to November 2016, there were 126 violent occurrences involving a firearm compared to 67 for the same time period in 2015 (+70%).
- 126 violent occurrences in 2016 is an increase of 94% compared to the five year average.
- There were 59 firearm related occurrences reported to the Regina Police Service where no one was injured compared to 14 for the same time period in 2015.
- 59 firearm related occurrences is an increase of 111% compared to the five year average.
- 39 persons were injured by firearms compared to 15 for the same time period in 2015 (+160%).
- 39 persons injured in 2016 is an increase of 103% compared to the five year average.
- 316 firearms were seized compared to 289 for the same time period in 2015 (+9%). (Seizures do not include devices or ammunition)
- 316 firearms seized in 2016 is an increase of 34% 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.
- 49 firearms were reported stolen compared to 31 for the same time period in 2015 (+58%)
- 49 firearms stolen in 2016 is an increase of 28% over the five year average.
|January to November|
|Stolen Firearms – property offences||55||26||30||31||49|
|Firearm occurrences no injuries||12||30||25||14||59|
|January to December|
|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