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Friday, January 21st, 2022

Victoria is in a public safety crisis, says Victoria Councillor – From Times Colonist

Victoria City Councillor Stephen Andrew takes a look at the factors that are contributing to the current public safety crisis in Victoria and Esquimalt, and issues a strong call to action.

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Thursday, October 7th, 2021

VicPD responds to staffing shortages by pulling officers from integrated units – From Victoria Buzz

In order to ensure adequate frontline staffing levels at a time when a record number of officers are on leave, VicPD announced it would be reassigning 7 officers from integrated enforcement teams to patrol duty.

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

VCPU calls for better support for people with mental health issues – From Victoria Buzz

After a series of recent incidents involving members of VicPD facing dangerous situations, the Victoria City Police Union is calling upon municipal and provincial officials to do more to support those undergoing a mental health crisis.

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Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Victoria Police Union Warns Reducing VICPD’s Budget Request Will Impact Public Safety – From CFAX 1070

Victoria City Police Union says City Council's decision telling the police department to reduce it's budget requests will impact safety.

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