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Greater Sudbury Thunder Bay Crime Stats September 2nd to September 8th

Greater Sudbury Thunder Bay Crime Stats  September 2nd to September 8th

Greater Sudbury and City of Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, SUDBURY, ONTARIO  September 7, 2019  (LSN)  Crime Stats for Greater Sudbury  Thunder Bay Crime Stats  September 2nd to September 8thThunder  Bay 225 Incidents vs 54 Incidents for Great Sudbury which as a larger population

September 10, 2019


Crime Thunder Bay North Thunder Bay South Thunder Bay Total Sudbury Total
911 Or Other Crimes 5 4 9 2
Weapons Offense 5 4 11 2
Property Crimes 40 45 85 36
Breaking & Entering 6 16 22 11
Property Crime 6 8 14 3
Theft 16 15 31 20
Theft from Vehicle 9 2 11 0
Theft of Vehicle 3 4 7 2
Quality of Life Crimes 42 55 97 0
Disorder 18 23 41 0
Drugs 2 2 4 0
Liquor 22 30 52 0
Violent Crimes 17 17 34 16
Assault 12 13 25 12
Robbery 2 3 5 4
Sexual Assault 3 1 4 0
Total Incidents 104 121 225 54
Homicides Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec Total Year to Date
Thunder Bay 0 1 4 1 0               6
Sudbury  By comparison, between 2007 and 2016, Sudbury's homicide rate averaged 1.15 a year. Canada has a whole had a rate of 1.80 in 2017, with the 10-year average sitting at 1.67.
Thunder  Bay   On the high end of the scale, Thunder Bay (5.80) had the dubious distinction of having Canada's highest rate among the nation's largest cities, followed Abbotsford-Mission (4.72) and Edmonton (3.49).


Sudbury 161,531
Thunder Bay 108,359


Thunder Bay maintained its title as the murder capital of Canada in 2018,  For the third consecutive year - and the fourth time in the last five years

The city reported the second-highest score under the national violent crime severity index, at 159.7, trailing only Winnipeg (161.4) in the category, which measures the overall volume and severity of the violent crime. The figure is nearly double the Canadian average of 82.4 among census metropolitan areas. 

On a per-capita basis, Thunder Bay Police investigate missing person reports at a rate nearly five times higher than their counterparts in Toronto.
Figures released this week by the Thunder Bay Police Service show there were 850 missing person reports last year, or about 732 per 100,000 population.

 In 2018, 44 people died of opioid overdose in Thunder Bay.

It’s made Thunder Bay the highest per capita opioid death rate in Ontario.

The 44 deaths were a 40 per cent increase from 2017, a year in which Thunder Bay also held the highest provincial rate.

Between July 2017 and June 2018, nearly 3,900 naloxone kits were handed out by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and local pharmacies, 



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