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Greater Sudbury Overall Crime Severity Index Down 4.3 Percent

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 02:13 PM

Every year, Statistics Canada issues a Crime Severity Index (CSI) report for Census Metropolitan Areas across Canada. The CSI is a measure of Police-reported crime that reflects the seriousness of offences by assigning a weighted value to crime types with a higher value being given to more serious crimes.

For the first time since 2015, the overall CSI in Greater Sudbury is down. Between 2020 and 2021, Canada’s total crime rate decreased by 0.3% whereas Greater Sudbury’s crime rate decreased by 4.3%....

25 year old Man Arrested in Toronto and Charged in Relation to Bomb Threat at Court House

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 10:50 AM

At 10:30 a.m. on August 5, 2022, our 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Centre received a phone call regarding a Bomb Threat at Sudbury Court House on Elm Street in Greater Sudbury. Information provided was that a bomb had been left inside the Court House and that it was set to explode.

Officers attended the area and set up containment of the building while additional Officers assisted with evacuating the Court House.

Members of our Emergency Response Unit, Courts Branch and Patrol Operations completed...

Officers Arrest Three Men in Connection to Two Break and Enters at the Sudbury Arena

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 03:08 PM

Over the past three days, Officers have arrested and charged three individuals in relation to two separate Break and Enter incidents at the Sudbury Arena.

Around 5:10 a.m. on August 1, 2022, Officers responded to a Break and Enter in progress. Upon arriving on scene, Officers were provided with a description of the individual responsible for the B&E. Additional Officers set up containment of the building and as Officers were searching inside, they located a man matching the description. He was...

Three Youths Arrested and Charged After Weapons Complaint on Arvo Street

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 09:01 AM

Shortly after 3:20 p.m. on August 2, 2022, we received a call regarding a Weapons complaint at a residence on Arvo Street in Greater Sudbury.

Information provided was that three youths had attended the residence and got into a verbal and physical altercation with the residents. As a result of the altercation, one of the youths shot the homeowner in the face with a pellet gun. The three youths left the area on foot prior to Police arrival.

Officers and City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services immediately...

Congratulations Julia Kinna - Recipient of the IODE Canada Annual Award

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022 03:44 PM

The IODE Canada (Women Dedicated to a Better Canada) is a National women’s charitable organization and the IODE Canada Annual Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant impact on the lives of youth in their community, and who has gone above and beyond in their commitment to improving the lives of youth and/or vulnerable residents. 

We are extremely proud and pleased to announce that this year’s recipient is our very own, Julia Kinna.

In 2019, Julia began her role as the Project...