Crime on the decline in Vancouver, amid COVID-19 and the city of Strathcona

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PRIMECorp, the organization that manages PRIME-BC, is governed by a ten-member board of directors.

Statistics from Vancouver show that in the Strathcona neighborhood – where a tent city was established in Strathcona Park over the summer – assaults, weapons offenses, mischief, thefts for traffic and sex offenses all decreased between August 2019 and August 2020.

The only increase was in the robbery category which went from 9 to 10.

Last month, a man was assaulted and discovered hours later in the Strathcona Park tent camp and residents living next to the camp protested saying they were fed up with the inaction of municipal, provincial politicians. and federal.

Crime fell across all categories in downtown Vancouver and the West End. The VPD figures for July 2020, compared to July 2019, show the same downward trend in crime.

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