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NDP would commit $13M to tackle crime
A re-elected NDP government would put an extra 50 officers and 25 police cadets on the streets of Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger said today in announcing his party's strategy to tackle crime.
Selinger also promised faster prosecutions, including establishing a weekend court.
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He also promised tougher laws, including the creation of new additional penalties for criminals who threaten the safety of police officers and firefighters by booby-trapping meth labs and grow-ops.
The NDP would also fund 50 new officers and 25 new cadets in rural and northern Manitoba.
Altogether, Selinger made anti-crime promises costing $13.2 million.
He said a re-elected NDP government would also do more to prevent crime, including the establishment of an After School Matters program that would provide mentorships and leadership development for kids.
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