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A look at officer shootings by police force in Canada in 2020

THE CANADIAN PRESS | posted Monday, Dec 21st, 2020

There were 55 police shootings that resulted in death or injury in Canada between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30 of this year. Of those, 34 were fatal.

The Canadian Press tracked each shooting using information from police, independent investigative units and independent reporting. Here is a break down of the shootings by police force:

 RCMP: 15 (12 fatal)

— Peel Regional Police, Ont: 6 (3 fatal)

 Winnipeg Police Service: 5 (4 fatal)

 Sûerté de Québec: 5 (5 fatal)

 Ontario Provincial Police: 5 (4 fatal)

— Service de police de la Ville de Montréal: 4 (1 fatal)

— Edmonton Police Service: 3 (1 fatal)

 Toronto Police Service: 3 (2 fatal)

 Hamilton Police Service: 1 (fatal)

— Edmundston Police Force, N. B: 1 (fatal)

 Nishnawbe Aski Police Service, Ont: 1

— Timmins Police Service, Ont: 1

— York Regional Police, Ont: 1

— Delta Police Department, B. C: 1

— Abbotsford Police Department, B. C: 1

 Halifax Regional Police: 1

— New Glasgow Police Service, N. S: 1

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 21, 2020.

The Canadian Press


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