« The Green Party of Quebec says police on patrol have proven they cannot responsibly handle firearms, so they should be stripped of their weapons.
The party is not calling for a total ban on firearms among police officers, but says they should be much more restricted than they are now, where every officer is armed.
“We’re not saying that there should be no firearms on any police officers ever. It’s just that the frontline patrol officers doing the patrol work should not necessarily be armed,” said Green Party leader Alex Tyrrell. “We think that we could have a much better approach to community policing if not all police officers were armed.” »
Consultez l’article complet