For Surrey residents who want to keep the RCMP, no need to wait for the civic election in 2022, writes Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer. The Liberals have given them a chance to cast a protest vote against the McCallum plan later this month.Read more
Surrey city councillor and former BC Liberal MLA Brenda Locke isn’t taking sides in the provincial election, but she wants whatever party that comes to power to take action against her own city council’s formation of a new police board.Read more
Which party will listen to Surrey voters?
With a snap B.C. election called for Oct. 24 and Surrey having enough MLAs to determine the outcome, it’s finally time for Surrey to be heard.
Indeed, neither NDP Premier John Horgan nor Opposition Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson can afford to ignore Surrey voters any longer.Read more
Flawed, rushed two-week search for police Chief shows Surrey is not serious about building a modern police service, finding best candidates
SURREY, British Columbia, Aug. 28, 2020 — In a letter released today, National Police Federation (NPF) President Brian Sauvé is calling on the Surrey Police Board to halt the rushed search for a Chief Constable, citing the woefully inadequate process that is underway. Sauvé says that when compared with the recruitment efforts of major cities around Canada, Surrey’s process is seriously lacking.Read more
SURREY, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2020 — The National Police Federation (NPF) today released results of an exclusive RCMP survey of Members currently serving in Surrey which confirms a major problem for the proposed Surrey Police Service (SPS) and police detachments throughout Metro Vancouver municipalities – less than 14% of current RCMP Members would apply to work with the SPS.Read more
Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President, National Police Federation:
After months of uncertainty perpetuated by Mayor McCallum’s evasive tactics, we expect the new Surrey Police Board to provide information on real and hidden financial and social costs of this expensive and secretive plan. As the public body accountable to residents of Surrey on matters of policing, these issues are critical to residents of Surrey, and our 850 Members serving in Surrey.Read more
SURREY, BC – The National Police Federation (NPF) is calling on the Surrey Police Board to finally address key unanswered questions about Mayor Doug McCallum’s costly transition plan. “Read more
Surrey- The unexpected and growing cost of Mayor McCallum’s Surrey police transition is becoming clearer every day, according to National Police Federation President Brian Sauvé. On Monday, Surrey City Council is scheduled to discuss an additional $500,000 expense to cover IT costs related to the transition.Read more
NATIONAL Police Federation President Brian Sauvé released the following statement on Thursday for Sikh Heritage Month:
“The National Police Federation joins all Canadians in commemorating Sikh Heritage Month. We express gratitude for the many contributions Sikh Canadians have made to Canada, as well as to the RCMP.Read more
Surrey – Well-known Surrey community leaders are joining with 83% of Surrey residents to send a strong a message to Surrey’s MLAs and Councillors that now is not the time to continue with a police transition that will see higher taxes for less police.Read more