Well, look who's laughing now?
Winnipeggers have taken his words to heart, and they're praying up a storm.
People are praying they don't get shot. Or murdered. Or robbed at work. Or mugged on the street. Or have their cars stolen.
A perusal of the police department's Crimestat page shows the dismal legacy of Clunis' hug-a-thug social work policing, which has been embraced whole-heartedly by the Winnipeg police commission and new police chief Danny Smythe. The stats compare this year to last, New Year's Day to April 15:
Homicides, 9 this year, 6 last.
Shootings, up 82 percent. A whopping 31 this year, 17 last.
Commercial robberies, up 53 percent to 150 this year, 98 last.
Muggings, 336 this year, 261 last, an increase of 29 percent.
Commercial break-ins, 355 compared to 245 in '16. (A 45% increase.)
Residential break-ins, only up 8 per…