Police Annual Statistical Report - Miscellaneous Firearms

The Toronto’s Police Service Annual Statistical Report (ASR) is a comprehensive overview of police related statistics including reported crimes, victims of crime, search of persons, firearms, traffic collisions, personnel, budget, communications, public complaints, regulated interactions and other administrative information.

This table provides a breakdown of statistics pertaining to firearms seizures made by the Toronto Police Service from 2014 – 2019. The information is divided into various categories and subtypes accordingly. The description of the categories is provided below:

Firearm Type Breakdown of firearm type for every firearm that was seized by the TPS in 2019

Crime Guns A crime gun is “any firearm that has been or suspected to have been used in in a criminal offence; any firearm that is obtained, possessed, or intended to be used to facilitate criminal activity; any firearm that has had a serial number removed, altered or obliterated; and any weapon that has been adapted for use as a firearm” (Toronto Police Service Governance Definitions and Service Procedure 09‐03).

Crime Guns – Firearm Type Crime guns seized by TPS in 2019, broken down by type of firearm

Crime Guns – Firearm Classification Crime guns seized by TPS in 2019, broken down by firearm classification

Stolen Firearms – Recovered by TPS in 2019 Breakdown of firearms recovered by TPS by jurisdiction a firearm was reported stolen

Firearms Reported Stolen and Recovered by Firearm Type Breakdown of firearm types for those reported stolen and recovered by TPS in 2019

TPS Firearm Thefts by Premise Type Breakdown of premise types where a firearm was stolen

Firearm thefts reported to TPS – Type of Firearm Stolen Breakdown of firearm type stolen

This data is related to table (ASR-F-TBL-003) in The Annual Statistical Report.

Additional information can be found here.

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Last Updated November 18, 2020, 19:41 (UTC)
Created November 18, 2020, 19:41 (UTC)
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Package Name police-annual-statistical-report-miscellaneous-firearms
Excerpt This table provides a breakdown of statistics pertaining to firearms seizures made by the Toronto Police Service from 2014 – 2019.
Limitations Each year’s data will be archived as historical data, and not refreshed and updated for the yearly upload of open data.
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Owner Division Toronto Police Services
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