Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Ottawa Has 2nd Lowest Murder Rate in Canada

Ottawa has one of the lowest homicide rates in Canada.

Ottawa had the second lowest rate in 2005, 1.25 homicides per 100-thousand people.

Ottawa had 11 homicides last year and 10 in 2004.

Ottawa remains a very safe city in terms of homicide and violent crime."

The Ottawa Police Services Board statistics showed Ottawa solved 63 of 65 homicides between January 1998 and December 2005.

Ottawa Police reported 658 homicides in Canada in 2005, 34 more than in 2004.


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