Policing costs have been rising for 25 years in Canada, while the number of criminal incidents per officer has fallen. These growing costs can be explained in part by an increase in the number of police officers, which has certainly contributed to a reduction in the crime rate, but also by the fact that those officers perform a growing number of tasks. In order to contain these rising costs while ensuring the same quality and scope of public safety services, the work of police officers should be refocused on their essential duties, and other categories of personnel should be employed wherever possible.
|Il faut recentrer le travail de nos policiers (The MEI’s Journal de Montréal blog, January 29, 2015)
The Financial Move That Will Keep the Police Focused on Policing (The Huffington Post, February 3, 2015)
Services policiers : le privé en renfort! (Huffington Post Québec, November 16, 2015)
|Interview with Mathieu Bédard (The Tommy Schnurmacher Show, January 29, 2015)
Interview (in French) with Jasmin Guénette (Dutrizac, l’après-midi, January 29, 2015)
|Interview (in French) with Jasmin Guénette (ARGENT business news network, January 29, 2015)
Interview (in French) with Jasmin Guénette (LCN news network, January 29, 2015)