Prince George Crime Severity Index Climbs
Prince George, B.C. – Stats Canada is reporting the Crime Severity Index for Prince George climbed in 2016 to 154.39 up 5.68% over the previous year.
It is the highest crime severity index Prince George has seen in 5 years.
The police-reported Crime Severity Index measures the volume and severity of crime using data from police reported crime, it indicates whether police-reported crime was relatively more or less serious than in previous years. For ease of interpretation, the index is converted to 100 for the base year of 2006.
Here are some details of the number of incidents in 2016 compared to 2015:
|Crime||2015 Incidents||2016 Incidents|
|Assault (causing bodily harm)||264||202|
|Break and Enter||655||699|
|Theft Under $5,000||780||887|
|Theft Over $5,000||851||908|