thunder bay police budget
The operating budget will see an increase of $1.2 million, with the majority of that increase due to a negotiated 3.1 per cent wage increase. “This is the second year in a row I’ve come to the board with no increases in material accounts at all,” Thunder Bay Police Service chief J.P. Levesque. “At […]
City of Thunder Bay LEVESQUE JEAN-PAUL Chief of Police $203,068.08 City of New York Mayor KELLY RAYMOND Chief of Police $205,180 (article here) Yup…our Chief of Police makes around $2,000 less than the last Chief of Police for New York City did. I won’t get into the differences in the size of the two departments. I […]
“We’re already a pretty strapped police service, so this kind of help is much needed and much appreciated,” said Thunder Bay Police Chief JP Levesque during the first zone watch training session held Tuesday night. – CBC Thunder Bay “We’re already a pretty strapped police service“…..why? Well lets check out the 2012 Public Sector Salary […]
The fact that this is newsworthy tells you everything you need to know about the state of the City’s finances.
“We’re certainly out there driving around taking all things in, but when people actually see things going on within their neighbourhoods and they draw attention to it and make sure we’re aware of it, it gives us a real leg up on what’s going on out there,” Clifford said. – Tbnewswatch May 15, 2013 It […]
City of Thunder Bay LEVESQUE JEAN-PAUL Chief of Police $185,904.35 $14,401.56 City of Detroit Chief of Police $97,697 The Chief of Police in Thunder Bay makes $88,207.35 more than the chief of police of Detroit. Think about it. With more and more of our city’s budget going to pay for wages, there are […]
Not Thunder Bay but still relevant As I said in a previous blog, the police department will suck our city budget dry.
Thunder Bay residents celebrating the Thunder Bay Police Department’s announcement that it may only be 1 – 1.5 % over budget this year. “Its the closest budget ever!” chants the crowd. “EVER! EVER! EVER!” People here never thought they would live to see this day and they made the most of it. The irony […]
Another Mac’s robbery. Its getting to be all too common. Notice the deterrent the eye in the store’s sky has on crime? I hope City Council is paying attention here instead of just paying when it comes to police department demands. Anyway, the local police have released a photo of “a person of interest” in regards to […]
Are we, the citizens of Thunder Bay getting value for the $32,000,000 plus annual police budget? Is Thunder Bay a safe place? Are crime rates going down? How much money is enough? How can the citizens know? Safety is a “feeling”. Feeling safe and being safe do not always go hand in hand. The […]