Firearms January to October – City of Regina
- From January to October 2016, there were 108 violent occurrences involving a firearm compared to 67 for the same time period in 2015 (+61%).
- 108 violent occurrences in 2016 is an increase of 88% compared to the five year average.
- There were 47 firearm related occurrences reported to the Regina Police Service where no one was injured compared to 10 for the same time period in 2015.
- 47 firearm related occurrences is an increase of 94% compared to the five year average.
- 36 persons were injured by firearms compared to 15 for the same time period in 2015 (+140%).
- 36 persons injured in 2016 is an increase of 114% compared to the five year average.
- 277 firearms were seized compared to 267 for the same time period in 2015 (+4%). (Seizures do not include devices or ammunition)
- 277 firearms seized in 2016 is an increase of 30% 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.
- 44 firearms were reported stolen compared to 19 for the same time period in 2015 (+132%).
- 44 firearms stolen in 2016 is an increase of 34% over the five year average.
|January to October|
|Stolen Firearms – property offences||54||25||22||19||44|
|Firearm occurrences no injuries||12||30||22||10||47|
|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