Police Presence On Winnipeg Transit
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The Winnipeg Police Service will being putting some officers on transit buses to protect drivers and passengers.

There were 60 assults on bus drivers in 2015. The number of assaults has gone up over 50% in the last year.

Officers won’t be assigned a full shift on a bus, but officers and cadets in the downtown area will use buses to get to and from their assigned stations.