(Montreal) When Quebec breaks records of COVID-19 cases, those planning to hold rallies are warned: the police will be more than usual during the holidays and some will be very patient.
“Additional staff have been hired in the field to respond to calls for the decree [sanitaire], And we also have the agility to adjust our workforce to the needs, ”said David Pelletier, spokesman for the Service de Police de la Ville de Quebec (SPVQ).
Agent Pelletier suggested that police officers who find violations have a “minimum tolerance” for meetings of citizens.
Two weeks ago, Robert Pigeon, president of the Association of Premier Franకోois Legalt and Quebec Police Directors, announced that it was time for police officers to issue warnings.
At Serrata du Quebec (SQ), Sergeant on Mathews also confirmed that there would be an “extra increased presence” during the holiday.
Although they rely on “raising awareness among the people”, Mr.To me Matthew made it clear: “Anyone who deviates from the sanitary measures in place is responsible for receiving a declaration of guilt. ”
This is definitely not a gift. The ticket, which can be surrendered on the spot, is steep: 5 1,546 including fees and assistance.
In Montreal, where over the past few days Mayor Valerie Plante has encouraged the condemnation of Christmas parties, the police service has rejected an interview request from The Canadian Press, explaining that it is in support of public health.
Last week, Montreal police officers received 530 calls regarding the application of a public health decree and 353 submitted tickets.