Cue the dance music ….our Community Police offices are re-opening with the North Delta and Tsawwassen offices opening September 27, and the Ladner office on September 28. And along with our offices, many volunteer-led programs are starting back up. The offices were shut down in spring 2020, due to the pandemic, and have remained closed since that time. “We were...
File 21- 19983 Driving a stolen vehicle? You might want to avoid doing anything, no matter how minor, that attracts police attention. In late August one of our new recruits and their Field Training Officer were doing proactive patrols and observed a motorcycle travelling down 80th Ave. The driver backed up, and waived police in front of him. “While courteous...
File 21-20322 A Delta resident who’d had their electric bicycle stolen earlier in the summer, via a break and enter, recently reached out to Delta Police. They wanted to let police know that they’d seen what they believed to be the same bike, listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace. The resident fortunately knew their bike well, and was able to...
Automotive Collisions (Q2 2021)
Collisions are up significantly from April to June 2021, compared to the same time in 2020. This is due to significantly increased traffic on roads, compared to early in the pandemic.
Residential/Other Break & Enters (Q2 2021)
Although break and enters are down 19% overall this year, there was a spike in the 2nd quarter, with 32 offences in 2021, vs 28 in 2020.
There has been an increase in assaults in the 2nd quarter, typically between people known to each other. Uttering threats and criminal harassment has also increased. Overall 197 offences, vs 179 in Q2, 2020.