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According to the OPS, the number of robberies in the Rideau-Vanier municipal ward—of which Sandy Hill is a part—has dropped from 131 incidents in 2007 to 103 incidents in 2008. Over the same two years, the number of assaults has also significantly decreased, from 720 to 605. Although the 2010 statistics have yet to be released, the OPS has emphasized that the numbers are continuing to decline.