B.C. report on prolific offenders says hardline enforcement is not the answer 
B.C. report on prolific offenders says hardline enforcement is not the answer 

By Brieanna Charlebois THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER-The British Columbia government is moving to immediately implement some of the recommendations of a report on repeat offenders and random crime, whose authors describe a phenomenon causing “incredible distress” in many communities. The province hired former Vancouver deputy police chief Doug LePard and Amanda Butler, a criminologist specializing in mental health and addiction, this year to investigate how best to prevent the cycles of crime. There are more than two dozen recommendations in their report that was released Wednesday and is aimed at the provincial prosecution service and the courts. The report says hardline enforcement is not the answer and it isn’t sustainable for police to continue to bear the main responsibility for managing prolific offenders. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said the

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