Crime waves come and go, but hiring cops still makes good politics
A few days ago, a police force spokesperson said more patrols weren’t necessary to combat violent crime in the city. Queen’s Park disagrees and is handing over an extra $5 million to the Toronto Police Force for additional patrols. Thankfully, police chief Bill Blair declined to look his gift horse in the mouth. It’s the mouths of some of his existing officers that require examination.