Rate of police officers in Canada 2022, by municipality

Number of police officers per 100,000 population in Canada in 2022, by municipality

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March 2023



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Supplementary notes

The data includes both police officers in stand-alone police services as well as those municipalities policed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The data represents the actual number of permanent, fully-sworn police officers of all ranks (or their full-time equivalents) as of May 15, 2018. This number also includes officers who are deployed to contract positions and who are not available for general policing duties in their community. Police officers on long-term leave who are not being paid by the police service’s annual budget are excluded Adapted from Statistics Canada, Police personnel and selected crime statistics, municipal police services, 2022. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

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