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Toronto’s police chief will be in charge of Pan Am security, Blair asserts

Security plans for this summer’s Pan American Games will involve a “combined environment” of police forces and private security, says Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair, but he is giving assurances that if an incident occurs in the city, whoever fills his shoes will be the one in charge.


According to the Globe and Mail, Chief Blair, whose term ends this spring, gave that reassurance to members of the Toronto Police Services Board on Thursday after some pointed questions from Mayor John Tory, a member of the board.

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