We measure progress towards long-term outcomes by tracking key indicators for the Peel community.
Why is this important?
- Residents of our community deserve to feel safe, valued, and included.
- The Region of Peel, Peel Regional Police and Caledon Ontario Provincial Police work together to protect everyone's safety.
How is this measured?
- The Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS), in co–operation with the policing community across the country, collects police–reported crime statistics through the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR).
- Peel Regional Police provides this data for Brampton and Mississauga, and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) provides this data for Caledon.
What progress are we making?
- Over the past 10 years there has been a general decline in overall crime rates for Canada, Ontario and Peel Region. From 2016-2017, the crime rate for Ontario, and Mississauga and Brampton had a slight increase.
- Mississauga and Brampton have experienced a 27% decline in overall crime rates since 2007. Caledon has experienced a decline of 12% during the same period.
- On average, Peel Region's overall crime rate has declined 2% each year.
- Similar to the rest of Canada, Peel Region's overall crime rate remained relatively stable in 2017.
- Peel Region’s police services continue to work with community partners to enhance crime prevention, increase community engagement and build healthy relationships with residents.