Here are the six cities with the highest crime rates in Alberta in July.
Westaskawin had the highest crime rate with over 6 crimes per 1,000 residents. Edmonton had the second highest crime rate in the province, rising to over 5 crimes per 1,000 residents.Here is the crime rate per 1,000 residents for other cities in Alberta.
This chart below shows the 3 month trend for the six cities with the highest crime rate in July.
As high as the crime rate is in these cities, there are places in Alberta where the crime rate is worse. Data about the crime rate for other communities of Alberta will be released soon.
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Explanations About the Data
We gather all the RCMP data, Calgary Police Service Data and Edmonton Police Service property crime data.
Crimes are then compared to the population to get the crimes per 1,000 residents so better comparisons can be made. Calgary data is only available as recent as April. All other data is based on July 2022 information.