Crime down - Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP Staff Sgt. Dean Lerat reported that the overall crime rate in the community dropped about 20 percent last year, primarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The largest decrease was in theft which was down 60 per cent.

The overall crime rate in Fort Qu’Appelle was down by about 20 percent last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But traffic offenses in 2020 almost doubled as the result of a strategic crackdown on impaired driving in the area.“COVID has slowed things down considerably,” RCMP Staff Sgt, Dean Lerat informed council. “A major factor […]

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