Day: September 28, 2010

‘Unreported crime’ increases, according to StatsCan

Stockwell Day had it right, according to Statistics Canada. The latest victimization survey, released today, shows that 31% of all crimes were reported to police in the survey period, compared to 34% reporting in the last survey five years ago. Day cited the increase in “unreported crime,” as he called it, as a factor in...

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Police operation to tame boozy street parties costs $375,000

Progress was made for the second consecutive year in taming boozy street parties around Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, but the school should not restore its fall homecoming, Kingston’s police chief says. “My personal preference is that the homecoming not be restored as yet,” Chief Stephen Tanner said Monday. “I think we still have work to do.” He estimated the tab for a mammoth weekend police operation could hit $375,000, including $75,000 in overtime costs for Kingston officers.

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