Crime in Whitby, ON, Canada

Crime rates in Whitby, ON, Canada

Level of crime
26.25 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
52.44 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
32.93 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
26.88 Low
Worries car stolen
17.68 Very Low
Worries things from car stolen
27.50 Low
Worries attacked
26.88 Low
Worries being insulted
30.77 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
15.00 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
46.34 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
43.90 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
26.83 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
20.73 Low

Safety in Whitby, ON, Canada

Safety walking alone during daylight
85.98 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
54.27 Moderate

Contributors: 41

Last update: October 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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2 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Dec 30, 2018 :
I agree
However our local MP fails to see any cause for alarm regarding crime increase in Whitby
She compared Whitby to other cities in the FTA and doesn't think Whitby area /residents have been impacted by the ruse in gun / weapon/ violent crimes.
However, I do not have the actual stats but in the last 30 years I've seen population increase and feel the crime increase is become alarmingly serious here in Onrario.
Changes are necessary to make our cities and country safe again
Make your voice heard
Contact your MP
#ConcernedCitizen on Apr 04, 2016 :
I would say the following is a concern for crime:
- Drug use and drug dealing (mostly near schools)
- Vagrants (downtown area - I have been sworn at for no apparent reason, they seem drawn to any charities)
- Littering (sidewalks and roads)
- Vandalism (graffiti)
- Destruction (windows being broken in the downtown area)
- Arson (minimal in the downtown area)
- Burglary (downtown area)

Overall, I think most people are law-abiding citizens (apart from being litterers). However there is a minority that does cause problems, which I think the locals feel somewhat defenseless over. Increasing police presence would help a lot. Every encounter I have had with the police has been positive. I am not even a pro-establishment type of person either, but the Durham Police are very friendly.