In recording and reporting crime data there are numerous internal 'checks and balances' in place throughout the various stages of the process, culminating in an annual audit conducted by the Office of the Auditor General.
The following offence groups are those most commonly requested by the public.
As several categories constitute an aggregation of many related types of offence, the following descriptions reflect the common elements of such offences.
Monthly crime statistics and Annual crime statistics
Last updated: Oct 31, 2016