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Waterloo regional police facing questions over staffing report

April 21, 2023  By Heather Senoran, CTV News

Apr. 21, 2023, Kitchener, Ont. – Some Waterloo regional councillors and residents are raising concerns about a controversial report on Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) staffing levels. The report, prepared for police by consultant KPMG, recommends WRPS could pay for additional officers using budget surpluses – but the full report, including that recommendation, was not released until after the 2023 budget was already approved. “It really begs the question of transparency and really raises concerns for me,” Coun. Colleen James told CTV News. | READ MORE

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