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Calgary police get council approval to hire 50 new officers paid with ticket fine revenue | Calgary Herald

Calgary police get council approval to hire 50 new officers paid with ticket fine revenue | Calgary Herald

Is 50 officers enough with our crime rate sky rocketing. I remember growing up in Calgary in the 80's and if we had 8 murders in a year that was a bad year. Scares me to think of what's happening in the world. No one is safe anymore. I'm not sure if it's the music glorifying crimes or too much info getting in peoples heads from the internet. City council gave the green light Monday for the Calgary Police Service to use money collected from traffic fines to hire 50 new officers. The new members will start working as early as mid-2017 after council unanimously approved the request. “Our capacity issues are being challenged right now,” Chief Roger Chaffin told council. “It’s not…

Source: Calgary police get council approval to hire 50 new officers paid with ticket fine revenue | Calgary Herald

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