Sponsors: District of Vanderhoof
NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation | Endorsed by the NCLGA and UBCM Memberships
WHEREAS the RCMP provides policing in rural communities;
AND WHEREAS RCMP staff shortages produce a grave threat to the public;
AND WHEREAS staff shortages can be identified by RCMP audit:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Provincial Government increase the number of RCMP members at detachments that have identified staff shortages through RCMP audit.
UBCM Comments: UBCM members have consistently endorsed resolutions calling on the federal and provincial governments to provide resources to maintain or improve police service levels in small or rural communities (2013-B6, 2013-B7, 2012-A4, 2012-B1, 2010-B10, 2006-B12, 2005-B62, 2002-B27).