Delta Police Board Statement: Distinction between Council's and the Police Board's Role in Municipal Policing
In response to recent media statements and a notice of motion brought by a City of Delta Councillor, the Delta Police Board would like to clarify its role and the role of Delta City Council in municipal policing. Policing in British Columbia is regulated by the B.C. Police Act, and overseen by the provincial government. This provincially legislated structure ensures...
On July 27, 2021, Statistics Canada released the Crime Severity Index (CSI) for all jurisdictions throughout Canada. The CSI is calculated based on the amount and seriousness of the offences that are reported to police. A low CSI rate is indicative of a relatively safe community. Index scores are compared to a baseline of 100, which is calculated using historical...
July 11, 2021 2021-15892 The Delta Police were called to a disturbance at Gunderson Park in North Delta shortly after 4am Sunday morning. Officers located two victims who had been stabbed. One victim has suffered serious nonlife-threatening injuries, while the second victim’s injuries are believed to be minor. “The suspect has been located and arrested and is currently in police...
Automotive Collisions (Q1 2021)
There were 240 collisions in the first quarter of 2020 while we aw 253 in the first three months of 2021.
Residential/Other Break & Enters (Q1 2021)
Residential Break and Enters continue to be low in the first quarter, with 44 reported to police.
Violent Crime (Q1 2021)
This category of crime includes assaults and robberies. There was little change between the 2020 and 2021, with 177 and 174 offences reported.