Bridgewater Police to bill the Province

Friday, May 17, 2024 at 3:09 PM

Officers have spent over 180 hours waiting in ERs

The Bridgewater Police Service plans to bill the province for the time their officers spend waiting in emergency rooms. They say their officers have spent over 180 hours waiting in ERs due to mental health emergencies. The police believe this takes away resources from the community and poses a risk to public safety. The province has not given a clear answer on whether they will pay the bills.

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