LETTER: Thanks to the RCMP for making us feel safe after fatal North Vancouver shooting

Dear Editor:

I reside on the property where the fatal shooting took place on Sept. 30. I have nothing but praise for the professionalism and compassion the RCMP displayed on-site and in followup to this tragic, horrific event that took place literally in my back and front yard. Kudos to all of them. Their presence was there all through the night and well in to the next morning, making me, and I imagine my neighbours, feel safe and secure.

article continues below

Elsewhere in the [Oct. 7] newspaper was an article about some teens protesting in front of a government office, demanding “a better future.” Among the demands were to defund the police.

I hope if organizer Tavie Johnson and the other protesters ever have the misfortune to experience what I and my neighbours went through that night, that, for their sake, their demand to defund the police will not have been met.

Jonathan Lazar
Central Lonsdale

What are your thoughts? Send us a letter via email by clicking here or post a comment below.

Read Related Topics

© North Shore News

Report a Typo or Error


NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The North Shore News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus

Popular News

Community Events Calendar