VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 24, 2022 /CNW/ – Following is a press release from Brian Sauvé, President of the Nationwide Police Federation (NPF), in response to the B.C. Authorities’s announcement of latest funding to ship stronger public security providers throughout the province:
“The Nationwide Police Federation welcomes $230 million over three years in new funding for stronger public security providers throughout British Columbia that can increase the provision of specialised items and extra absolutely useful resource rural police to maintain communities safer.
As a part of the Province’s “Safer Communities Motion Plan” – which is a part of new Premier David Eby’s 100-Day Plan, this well timed and essential funding will serve to extend sources and staffing successfully and effectively by including further RCMP Members who can seamlessly combine into present provincial police providers in areas and communities that want it most.
Particularly, we welcome investments to fill long-standing vacancies in small and rural communities; permitting RCMP detachments to succeed in their full staffing capability which is able to take among the stress off our over-stretched Members. Hiring further officers in specialised areas like main crimes, sexual exploitation of youngsters, and the BC Freeway Patrol may even be a welcome reduction for Members.
We thank our Members for his or her ongoing skilled and efficient service to their communities via varied useful resource challenges. Your excellence has been acknowledged via this funding.
A significant step to modernizing policing in British Columbia includes enhancing the function of police via bolstering enforcement and intervention via laws, however it additionally consists of making essential investments in police and extra social providers that are notably wanted.”
Concerning the Nationwide Police Federation:
The Nationwide Police Federation (NPF) was licensed to characterize ~20,000 RCMP Members serving throughout Canada and internationally in the summertime of 2019. The NPF is the biggest police labour relations group in Canada; the second largest in North America and is the primary unbiased nationwide affiliation to characterize RCMP Members.
The NPF is targeted on enhancing public security in Canada by growing sources, gear, coaching, and different helps for our Members who’ve been under-funded for much too lengthy. Higher resourcing and helps for the RCMP will improve group security and livability within the communities we serve, massive and small, throughout Canada.
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