The Canadian Press

2015-05-17 | Paid Duty

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In many Canadian cities, police officers have long been getting paid to watch over sporting and entertainment events during their off time. But the "paid duty" system has come under fire from critics who call it two-tier policing.

Date: 2015-05-17
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 35 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << four years police officers across Canada be getting paid to guard construction sites and sporting events during off hours in city like Montreal Calgary and Toronto critics have questioned whether means better protection for those with the money to pay for it Alec Mukherjee the chair of the board that runs from please wants to overhaul its so-called pay Duty system to officers are performing a lowly security duties using special constables the dude in private security do you have a battle on his hands with the police Union which doesn't want to lose the millions of extra dollars going into the pockets of its officers Liam Casey the Canadian press >>