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Toronto Transit cops may regain power to make arrests

Posted on October 10, 2013

TORONTO — Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) enforcement officers could have their “special constable” status, which includes power to make arrests, reinstated by 2014, the Toronto Star reported.

The Toronto Police Services Board agreed Monday to restore the special authority, as long as the police and the TTC consent to implement an independent complaints process and public awareness campaign, the paper said.

The transit officers were stripped of the special constable designation in 2010 following allegations they were exceeding their authority.For the full story, click here.

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