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Translink police cost rises more than 110% in five years

Posted on April 13, 2012

VANCOUVER, B.C. — The cost of running the Translink's police has risen more than 110%  in the past five years, prompting the regional transit authority's commissioner to suggest a review of operations for the dedicated police force, reported The Vancouver Sun. According to an efficiency review of the transit authority, it cost $27.1 million last year to run the transit police — a 111% increase since 2006, which is partly because of additional officers assigned to the Canada Line.

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