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Funds To Support Belleville Police

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Funds To Support Belleville Police

Helping Local Police Boost Community Safety

Ministry of the Attorney General

The Belleville Police Service will soon have new closed circuit television equipment to help keep the community safe.

With assistance from the Civil Remedies Grant Program, the camera system will be used in high risk areas to deter unlawful activities.

The grant program, created under the Civil Remedies Act, allows money to be taken out of the hands of wrongdoers to use it to prevent unlawful activity.

Quick Facts

  • The Belleville Police Service is receiving $183,000 for the new high-tech video camera system.
  • Since November 2003, $13.4 million has been forfeited to the Crown under provincial civil forfeiture law.
  • Civil forfeiture proceeds have funded approximately $1.2 million in compensation to direct victims of unlawful activity and $5.7 million in grants to law enforcement agencies from funds remaining after victims have been compensated.

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“These grants are going to law enforcement agencies throughout Ontario to support the efforts of local police officers to enhance the safety of their communities.”

Chris Bentley

Attorney General

“This additional funding from the Attorney General enables our officers to provide even greater security in our community through this modern tool.”

Chief Cory McMullan

Belleville Police Service

“This new technology will be a valuable resource for the Belleville Police Service and assist officers with criminal investigations and help keep Ontarians safe.”

Leona Dombrowsky

MPP Prince Edward-Hastings

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