The Ottawa police report that criminal offences decreased by 6% this past year. Statistics suggest that Criminal Code offences dropped from 47,000 to 44,000 occurrences in 2006.
Apparently assaults increased by 2% cent last year, after a 7% decline in 2006. Criminal Code traffic offences increased 10 % last year from the year before. Break and enters fell 18 %.
Remember these statistics next time you hear a politicianpolicitican justify draconian changes to the Criminal Code on the basis of a supposed surge in the crime rate!
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