In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, some interesting crime trends are occurring in Calgary. In 2020, homicides increased by 28%, while shootings spiked by 26%.
At the same time, property crimes were down 16% over the same period. Also, violent crime decreased by 11%. Public officials are unsure why homicides are up so much, yet violent crime is trending down.
The best course of action as a property manager during these uncertain times is to hire security patrol services to ensure residents' safety. Read on to learn how mobile security guards can deter crime and make your tenants feel safe.