Cliffside Crime Report – Scarborough
Cliffside is a Toronto neighbourhood that is located in the eastern portion of the city, in what was once the City of Scarborough. Cliffside’s location is alongside the Scarborough Bluffs. The neighbourhood’s boundaries are Kennedy Road (where Kingston and Danforth Road merge) in the west, St. Clair Avenue East in the north, Brimley Road in the east and the Bluffs to the south. The neighbourhood features primarily single-family homes in a variety of styles. There is also a busy retail strip along Kingston Road and a number of parks, including the Bluffs themselves.
There are also a number of schools in the Cliffside neighbourhood, including R.H. King Academy, Blessed Cardinal Newman and Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute.
Cliffside Crime Rates – Scarborough
The Cliffside neighbourhood is ranked the 55th safest out of 140 Toronto neighbourhoods.
The region east of Midland Avenue has an average of 5.91 crimes against people and 18.21 crimes against property per 1000 living and working in the area. West of Midland there is an average of 16.81 crimes against people and 26.91 crimes against property.
In order to properly determine the crime statistics of an area, it is important to look at the crime rates of the surrounding neighbourhoods, not just the particular neighbourhood in question. Criminals do not remain inside predefined boundaries.
The Scarborough Junction area is directly north of Cliffside and thus reviewing the crime statistics for this region will give you an idea of crime in the general area.
Cliffside Crime – Scarborough
In September 2011 a neighbourhood drug store was broken into and a large amount of potentially fatal medication was stolen. From Inside Toronto:
Police have issued a public safety alert after a quantity of medication was taken during a break-in at a Scarborough drug store.
Police said 500 tablets of Tylenol 3 and 500 tables of Tylenol 2 were stolen from Cliffside Pharmacy at 2340 Kingston Rd. between 8 and 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 21.
“The medication could be harmful/fatal if ingested, especially to children,” police said in a news release.
Demerol, Hydromorph and Vyvanse were also stolen.
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