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Calls to Montreal police returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2022, violent crime, car theft up

June 9, 2023  By Joe Bongiorno, CBC News

June 9, 2023, Montreal, Que. – A new report released today by the Montreal police service paints a mixed portrait of crime in the city in 2022. While the number of calls to Montreal police increased by 13 per cent over the previous five-year average — figures similar to those observed before the pandemic — the report shows that motor vehicle thefts and violent crimes jumped last year. | READ MORE

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