Today we have Cst. Shiraaz Hanif of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police with us to discuss his role as a Transit Police Community Engagement Team Officer and on his work with Islam Unraveled within the Muslim Community.
The Metro Vancouver Transit Police are the only dedicated police service in Canada focused on reducing crime and disorderly behavior in and around the public transportation system.
The patrol 148 km of rail, 63 stations, 2,000 buses and 245 bus routes, they serve 21 diverse communities and one First Nation. Transit Police ensure transit community safety and security on:
1. The SkyTrain & Canada Line with 79 kms of guideway and 55 stations
2. West Coast Express with 69 kms of track and eight stations.
3. Coast Mountain Bus with 1800 square kms of bus service that includes 245 routes.
4. Sea Bus with three ferries traveling between Vancouver and North Vancouver When people think Metro Vancouver Transit Police, they think fare checks, however, that is only a small portion of what they do.
Last year transit police made over 1000 arrests of persons with warrants alone and investigated approximately 30,000 incidents!
This video is sponsored by Islamic Relief Canada.
Islam Unravelled is funded in part by the Government of Canada.
We thank the Government of Canada as well as the Province of BC and Resilience BC for their support and funding for the Islam Unravelled Anti-Racism Initiative. Nous remercions le gouvernement du Canada pour son soutien et son financement pour l'Initiative antiracisme islam démantelé. ...
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