Coun. Bonita Zarrillo said she will be supporting the requests.

“I’m heartbroken to hear what the detachment has to deal with and what society has to deal with,” she said.

Maloney’s presentation said without the additions, policing expenses are budgeted at $37.84 million for 2019. The detachment has 236 officers, with 160 allocated to Coquitlam, 73 to Port Coquitlam and three to provincial work, according to the report.

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