Calls are up: Nunavut’s capital to get three more police officers – NunatsiaqOnline

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Iqaluit city councillors asking for beach area foot patrol this summer

June 15, 2017

The city wants to see more of the RCMP, literally—with walking patrols around the beach in summer and more regular attendance at Iqaluit city council meetings.

With three new staff members coming soon, increased police presence should be easier, St.-Sgt. Matco Sirotic told councillors during a June 13 police report to councillors—the first such report since February.

“Everywhere else in the country positions are going down. We are seeing more resources thrown at us that way,” he said.

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