March, 2023 was a busy month for RCMP in Western Manitoba.
The latest statistics show calls were up and crimes were also up in several areas.
Here are the figures from March 2023 compared to March 2022:
Common Police Activities +14% (459 to 522)
Crime against Property +10% (547 to 602)
Crime against Person -2% (346 to 338)
Drug Enforcement +8% (37 to 40)
RCMP across Manitoba registered a significant increase in traffic enforcement tickets that were issued.
That number was up 41 per cent going from 2,239 tickets issued in March of 2022 compared to 3,153 handed out this past March.