Inuvik RCMP were kept on their toes during the weekend of June 7. Police responded to over 60 calls for service from Friday to Sunday.
Behchoko was hit by a slew of assaults just over a week ago in time with the community’s graduation celebrations.
The MLA for the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories is voicing concern for his constituents after an influx of criminal activity, largely in Tulita, over the past month.
Rates of police-reported cases of violence against women in the Northwest Territories are nine times the national average and more likely to end in serious injury, new federal statistics show.
Concerned Inuvik residents, led by Paul MacDonald, have started a neighbourhood watch to help combat the recent upsurge in crime in the community.
The number of complaints made to RCMP, specifically related to assaults, have been on the rise over the past three years in Fort Smith.
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