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u Subscribe Now person_outline VANCOUVER Revive port police to fight organized crime on the waterfront, Delta chief says By Jen St. DenisStar Vancouver Wed., Sept. 11, 2019timer4 min. read VANCOUVER—In 1997, the federal government eliminated the Ports Canada Police, and 18 years later, Vancouver’s port authority stopped funding a waterfront policing program. Once the port authority pulled out, the number of officers solely devoted to policing ports in the Vancouver area fell from 13 to nine — and today, the number is zero, said Neil Dubord, chief of police for Delta, B.C. For Dubord, responsible for policing a Vancouver-area municipality that is also home to Canada’s biggest container port, that’s created an alarming policing gap in an area where organized crime is known to flourish. https://www.thestar.com/vancouver/2019/09/11/revive-port-police-to-fight-organized-crime-on-the-waterfront-delta-chief-says.html