Burnaby Crime Reduction Update – February 2022

Crime happens in all communities, but the Burnaby Board of Trade works with community partners to ensure the impact on local businesses is limited as much as possible.  Every month, the Burnaby Board of Trade will be issuing a Burnaby Crime Reduction Update, featuring the latest crime stats, information on preventing crime, and other resources from the Burnaby RCMP.     If you have crime concerns in your business, let us know by contacting the Burnaby Board of Trade. 

Crime Stats Bulletin

The Burnaby RCMP has released the January Crime Reduction Bulletin which you can view below or by clicking here.

This bulletin highlights:

  • types of crimes being reported in Burnaby
  • heat maps so you can see what areas have what types of crimes so you can be aware
  • tips for reducing your chance of being impacted by crime

Public Safety Committee Update

The Burnaby Board of Trade is a member of the City of Burnaby’s Public Safety Committee which meets throughout the year.

At the most recent meeting, the BBOT raised the importance of pre-emptive enforcement in areas prone for more criminal activity, and again voiced the need for faster response times when calling in to report crimes. 

Online Crime Reporting

Did you know you can report certain crimes online?   Reporting crimes is critical to ensuring proper resources are allocated for crime reduction in our city, but recently reporting times can be very long.  Online crime reporting is a way of ensuring crime is reported, but can be done at your convenience online.   Report crime online here.

Currently, you can report the following incident types:

  • Damage/Mischief Under $5000 to Property
  • Damage/Mischief Under $5000 to Vehicle
  • Theft of Bicycle Under $5000
  • Theft Under $5000
  • Theft Under $5000 from Vehicle
  • Lost Property

 

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