Tag: policing

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Should a network of CCTV cameras be installed in public spaces to reduce and solve crime?

Should a network of CCTV cameras be installed in public spaces to reduce and solve crime? You leave the underground parking lot of your condo, drive to work and park in a public parking lot. Then you walk to the bank machine, get a…

Time for the RCMP to do the right thing: Pull tasers out of service pending further independent testing.

Forgive me, but I’m opening the door to ‘taser talk’ again. ( The last time I did this it initiated an ongoing debate in the comments section that lasted for several months.) Last night I watched an excellent documentary on The National, regarding tasers. More…

Commentary- former Judge Wallace Gilby Craig sounds off on Shoestring Policing and Mousy Leadership

I’ve been an admirer of Wallace Craig and his writings for some time, and am very pleased to bring you a reprint of his latest column, with his permission. He tells it like it is. HOLD YOUR POLITICIANS TO PUBLIC ACCOUNT August 6, 2008…