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Sûreté du Québec takeover of policing in Obedjiwan costs $100K weekly

 


The Sûreté du Québec has taken over duties from the local police force on the territory of the Atikamekw First Nation of Obedjiwan in the Mauricie region – at a cost of more than $100,000 per week.

The Obedjiwan council disbanded its police force, which employed 22 officers to patrol the reserve 200 kilometres west of Roberval, Que., on April 1, because of a dispute with the province over policing costs.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/obedijwan-police-force-negotiations-1.3531943

 

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