Correlations:  Policing Jurisdictions vs. Census Subdivisions for
Study of Demographic Correlates of Violent Crime in British Columbia, Canada

Police Jurisdiction & Crime Data ('97) Census Data ('96)
East Kootenay Regional District (RD1)
Invermere Prov + Radium Hot Spr Prov
(8742)

Kimberley Mun. (6934)

Cranbrook Mun. (19,227)

Cranbrook Prov. + Kimberley Prov
(8750)

Elkford Prov. (2887)

Fernie Prov. + Sparwood Prov. (12,939)

Invermere, Radium Hot Spr, Subd A of RD1, Shuswap IR + Columbia Lake 3 IR

Kimberley

Cranbrook

Cassimayooks 5, East Kootenay IR + Subd. B of RD1


Elkford

Fernie + Sparwood + Tobacco Plains 2 + Subd. C

Central Kootenay Regional District (RD3)
Castlegar (7307)

Castlegar Prov + Nakusp Prov (10,035)

Nelson Mun. (9906)

Kaslo Prov. +Nelson Prov. + New
Denver Prov +Salmo Prov (19,682)

Creston Prov (13,969)

Castlegar

Nakusp + Subd A of RD3

Nelson

Kaslo, New Denver, Salmo, Silverton, Slocan
+ Subd. B of RD3

Creston, Creston 1 IR + Subd. C of RD3

Kootenay-Boundary Regional District (RD5)
Fruitvale + Rossland + Trail Prov
(13,095)

Trail Mun. (7789)

Grand Forks Prov + Midway Prov (11,927)
(pop'n less than '96 census total)

Fruitvale, Rossland, Montrose, Warfield + Subd A


Trail

Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway + Subd B, RD5

Okanagan-Simalkameen Regional District (RD7)
Penticton (32,417)

Summerland (10,987)

Penticton Prov. (10,685)

Keremeos Prov + Oliver Prov + Osoyoos (20,542)

Princeton Prov (5597) (14% incr in pop'n)

Penticton

Summerland

Penticton 1 IR + Subd A of RD7

Keremeos, Oliver, Osoyoos, Osoyoos 1, 2 small IRs + Subd B of RD7

Princeton + Subd C of RD7

Fraser Valley Regional District (RD9)
Boston Bar Prov + Hope Prov (2238)

Hope Mun (6640)

Chilliwack + IRs (64,648)

Agassiz Prov + Chilliwack Prov (12,499)


Abbotsford (incl. reserves) (111,776)

Abbotsford Prov. (591)

Mission (31,930)

Mission Prov. (4519)

Reserves + Subd A of RD9

Hope

Chilliwack + IRs

Harrison Hot Spr, Kent, Chehalis, Seabird Island, other small reserves, Subd B + Subd C of RD9

Abbotsford + IRs

Subd D of RD9 (356 popn)

Mission

Holachten 8, Lakahahmen 11, Skweahm, +
Squawkum Creek 3

Greater Vancouver Regional District (RD15)
Burnaby (187,992)

Coquitlam + IR(s) (107,466)

Coquitlam Prov. + Bowen Is. (4626)
(large pop'n difference)

Delta + reserve (100,353)

Langley City (23,667)

Langley township + 3 reserves (85,632)

Maple Ridge + Katzie 1 (59,708)

New Westminster (52,131)

N. Vancouver (city) + 1 reserve (43,831)

N. Vancouver Distr. Municipality + 2 IRs
+ N. Vancouver Prov (84,757)

Pitt Meadows (14,273)

Port Coquitlam + IR(s) (49,540)

Port Moody (22,242)

Richmond (157,537)

Surrrey Mun. (323,509)

Surrey Prov (393)

University Prov (7259)

Vancouver (city) + reserves (545,307)

West Vancouver + IR(s) (44,744)

White Rock (17,986)

Burnaby

Coquitlam + IR(s)

Anmore, Belcarra, Lions Bay + Subd A of RD15


Delta Distr Mun + Tsawwassen IR

Langley

Langley Distr Mun, Matsqui 4, McMillan Is 6, + Katzie 2

Maple Ridge + Katzie 1

New Westminster

N. Vancouver + Mission 1

N. Vancouver DM, Burrard Inlet 3 + Seymour Crk 2
+ ?????

Pitt Meadows

Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam 1 + Coquitlam 2
(No pop'n in reserves)
Port Moody

Richmond

Surrey + Semiahmoo IR



University

Vancouver + Musqueam 2

West Vancouver + Capilano 5

White Rock

Capital Regional District (RD17)
Outer Gulf Is. Prov. + Saltspring Is. Prov.
(13,976)

Sooke Prov (12,526)


Central Saanich (15,230)

Colwood (14,461)

Esquimalt Distr. Municipality (16,765)

Langford (18,926)

Oak Bay (18,341)

North Saanich (10,829)

Saanich (106,207)

Sidney town (11,029)

Victoria (76,671)

View Royal (6859)

Sidney Prov. (2937)

Western Communities Prov. (9001)

Subd. A of Regional District 17


Gordon River IR, Becher Bay IR, Sooke 1 IR, Sooke 2 IR, Subd. C of RD17 + Subd. D of RD17.

Central Saanich + South Saanich IR

Colwood

Esquimalt

Langford

Oak Bay

North Saanich

Saanich

Sidney

Victoria

View Royal

Union Bay IR, Cole Bay 3 IR, East Saanich 2 IR,
New Songhees 1A IR
Highlands, Metchosin + Subd B of RD17

Cowichan Valley Regional District (RD19)
Lake Cowichan Prov. (6451)

Ladysmith (6778)

Shawnigan Lake Prov (14,926)



North Cowichan Mun. (32,593)
Large difference in population. Growth from '96 to '97? More reserves?

Duncan Prov. + Ladysmith Prov. (16,731)

Lake Cowichan, Cowichan Lake IR + Subd. A of RD19 (6059)

Ladysmith (6456)

Subd. C of RD19 + Malahat 11 IR (14,236) (A First Nations policed jurisdiction is in this area, but there is no definite inbalance between crime & census data.)

N. Cowichan + reserves: Tsussie 6, Squaw Hay One 11, Halalt 2 + Cowichan 1 (+ other reserves?) (27,261)


Duncan, Subd. B & D of RD19 + reserves: Oyster Bay 12, Chemainus 13, Kuper Island 7, Theik 2, Cowichan 9, + Kil-pah-las 3 (16,804)

Nanaimo Regional District (RD21)
Nanaimo Mun. + IRs (74,611)

Nanaimo Prov. + Gabriola Is. Prov
(16,225)

Parksville (10,103)

Qualicum Beach (7135)

Parksville Prov (20,552)

Nanaimo (70,130)

Subd. A of RD21 (14,837)


Parksville (9472)

Qualicum Beach (6728)

Qualicum IR + Subd. B of RD21 (19,998)

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (RD23)
Port Alberni mun (19,664)

Port Alberni prov (9313)

Tofino prov + Ucluelet prov (4472) (<census)

Port Alberni (18,468)

All of Port Alberni Census Agglomeration except for Port Alberni city (Subd A + 4 IRs) (8425)
Subd. B + towns + IRs within Subd. B (4664)

Comox-Strathcona Regional District (RD25)
Quadra Is. prov (3777) (< census)


Campbell River mun (30,701)

Campbell R. prov + Sayward prov (6903)

Comax (11,627)

Courtenay (18,749)

Courtenay prov (28,327)

Gold River prov (2172)

Tahsis prov (1276) (Small. Some of census area policed by First Nation forces?)

RD25A, Cape Mudge, Tork 7, Saaiyouck 6 +Tatpo-oose
(3812)

Campbell R. Distr. Mun. (28,851)

RD25B, Sayward, Quinsam 12, Campbell R. 11 (6332)

Comax (11,069)

Courtenay (17,335)

RD25C, Cumberland, Comax + Pentledge 2
(=Courtenay Census Agglom - Comax - Courtenay)
Gold River (2041)

RD25D, Zeballos, Tahsis, Houpsitas 6, (1718) Ahaminaquus 12 + 4 IRs (41 pop) + Nuchatl 1 & 2

Powell River Regional District (RD27)
Powell River D.M. (13,883)
Powell River prov + Texada Is. prov (6754)
Powell R. (13,131)
RD27A + Sliammon 1 IR + Harwood Island 2
  (Powell R. Census Agglom - Powell R. city) (6053)
Sunshine Coast Regional District (RD29)
Sechelt mun (8007)

Gibsons Landing prov + Sechelt prov (18,350)

Sechelt Distr. Mun. (7343)

RD29A, Gibsons, Sechelt Indian Govt Distr, Checkwelp 26 + 2 IRs w/pop'n=0 (17,599)

Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (RD31)
Squamish mun (w/ IRs) (15,201)

Whistler mun (8403) (large)

Pemberton prov, Squamish prov (6505)
+ Whistler prov (very large)
Lillooet prov (5121)

Squamish + 6 IRs (14,284)

Whistler (7172)

RD31B, Pemberton, Nequatque 1, 2 & 3 (3201)
+ 6 IRs w/ population = 0
RD31A, Lillooet + many IRs (4523)
(Can't find data on a Nescalt 8.)

Thompson-Nicola Regional District (RD33)
Barriere prov + Clearwater prov (9120)

Kamloops mun (80,507)

Kamloops prov (6727)

Merritt mun (7979)

Merritt prov (3732)


Ashcroft prov, Clinton prov + Lytton prov
(8909)

Chase prov (8344)

RD33A, N. Thompson + IRs (8840)

Kamloops (76,394)

Logan Lake, Kamloops 1, RD33B + 2 IRs (8520)
(Kamloops CMA - Kamloops city)
Merritt (7631)

RD33C + 9 IRs (3676)
(Nicola Mameet 1, Nicola Lake 1, Douglas L. 3,
Nooaitch 10, Coldwater 1 & 4)
RD33D, Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton, (8124)
Lytton + many IRs in subd. D

Chase, RD33E + Neskanith 2 (get data)

Central Okanagan Regional District (RD35)
Kelowna mun (94,656)

Lake Country mun (9504)

Kelowna prov (39,838)

Kelowna (89,442)

Lake Country (9007)

All else in Kelowna Census Agglom. (38,092)

North Okanagan Regional District (RD37)
Coldstream mun (9401)

Vernon mun (33,756)

Armstrong prov (4566)

Enderby prov (8611)

Lumby prov + Vernon prov (17,063)

Spallumcheen mun (5579)

Coldstream (8975)

Vernon (31,819)

Armstrong (3906)

Enderby, RD37A + Enderby 2 (7018)

RD37B, Lumby, Priests Valley + Okanagan 1 (14,567)
(= Vernon C.A.- Vernon - Coldstream)
Spallumcheen (5322)

Columbia-Shuswap Regional District (RD39)
Golden prov (7716)

Revelstoke mun (8356)
Revelstoke prov (627)

Salmon Arm mun (incl reserves) (15,852)

Salmon Arm prov + Sicamous prov (14,101) (sm)

Golden + RD39A (7273)

Revelstoke (8047)
RD39B (655)

Salmon Arm + Switsemalph 3 & 6 (14,859)

RD39C + Sicamous (16,684)

Cariboo Regional District (RD41)
Quesnel mun (9031)

Quesnel prov + Wells prov (17,764)

Williams Lake mun (11,124)

Williams L. prov + 100 Mile House prov
(28,701)

Anahim Lake prov + Alexis Creek prov (3089)

Quesnel (8468)

RD41A + IRs (16,660)
   (Quesnel C.A. - Quesnel)
Williams Lake (10,472)

RD41B + 100 Mile House + IRs (28080)
   (Williams L. C.A. - Williams L. city)

RD41C + many IRs (2560)

Mount Waddington Regional District (RD43)
Port Hardy mun (5759)

Port Alice prov (1458)

Alert Bay prov, Port Hardy prov + Port McNeill prov
(8358)

Port Hardy (5283)

Port Alice (1331)

Alert Bay, Port McNeill, RD43A, RD43B, Alert Bay 1 & 1A, Quaee 7, Gwayasdums 1, Hopetown 10A, Mahmalillikullah 1, Kippase 2, Tsuiquate 4, Quatsino Subd 18, Thomas Point 5 + Fort Rupert 1 (8487)

Central Coast Regional District (RD45)
Bella Bella prov + Bella Coola prov (4682) RD45A, Bella Bella 1, Bella Coola1 +Katit 1 (3921)
Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District (RD47)
Prince Rupert mun (17,452)

Prince Rupert prov (3178)

Masset prov + Queen Charlotte City prov (5569)

Prince Rupert (16,714)

RD47A, Port Simpson 1, Port Edward, (2483)
Tsimpsean 2, Dolphin Is. 1 + Kulkayu 4
RD47B, Masset, Port Clements, Masset 1 + Skidegate 1
(5598)

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District (RD49)
Stewart prov (860)

Lasims/Nass Valley prov (1825)

New Hazelton prov (6677)

Terrace mun (13,608)

Terrace prov (8552)

Kitimat mun (11,636)

Kitimat prov (814)

Stewart (858)

RD49A IRs (some "First Nation") (2732)

RD49B, Hazelton, New Hazelton + IRs (6184)

Terrace (12,779)

RD49C, Kulspai 6 + Kitsumkaylum 1 (8162)

Kitimat (11,136)

RD49D + Kitamaat 2 (768)
(Kitasoo1, 311 pop'n, assumed policed by F.N.)

Bulkley-Nechako Regional District (RD51)
Fort St. James prov, Fraser Lake prov
+ Vanderhoof prov (18,177)

Smithers mun (5944)

Smithers prov, Houston prov (14,004)
+ Granisle prov

Burns Lake prov (6511)

RD51A, Ft. St. James, Fraser L., IRs (17,016)
+ Vanderhoof

Smithers (5624)

RD51B, Houston, Granisle, Telkwa, (12,321)
Babine 6 + Babine 25

RD51C, Burns Lake + IRs (5814)

Fraser-Fort George Regional District (RD53)
Mackenzie mun (6264)

Prince George mun (79,251)

Prince George prov + Mackenzie prov
(14,455)
McBride prov + Valemount prov (5423)

Mackenzie (5997)

Prince George (75,150)

RD53A, McLeod Lake 1 + Ft. George 2 (13,746)

RD53B, McBride + Valemount (4081)

Peace River Regional District (RD55)
Fort St. John mun (15,847)

Fort St. John prov (12,057)

Hudson's Hope prov (1367)

Tumbler Ridge prov (3854)

Chetwynd prov + Dawson Creek prov
(14,058)

Dawson Creek mun (11,594)

Fort St. John (15,021)

RD55B, Taylor, Fort Ware 1, Dog R. 206, (11,887)
Blueberry R. 205 + Halfway R. 168
Hudson's Hope (1122)

Tumbler Ridge (3775)

RD55C, Chetwynd, Pouce Coupe, (13,417)
E. Moberly L 169 + W. Moberly L. 168A

Dawson Creek (11,125)

Stikine Regional District (RD57)
Atlin prov + Dease Lake prov (2144) RD57A, Five Mile 3, Lower Post SE, (1376)
Good Hope L. SE + Dease Lake 9
Northern Rockies Regional District (RD59)
Fort Nelson prov (6345) RD59A, Fort Nelson, Fort Nelson 2 (5855)
+ Prophet River 4