Media Release - Will Increasing the Number of Police Officers Yield Less Crime? – March 11, 2013
This backgrounder calls into question the common assumption that an increased police presence would reduce crime levels in Canadian cities
Will More Police Officers Solve Winnipeg’s Crime Issues? – May 25, 2011
Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz is fulfilling his pledge to hire more police officers, but recent data shows more police may not necessarily be the answer to Winnipeg’s crime problems.
The Myths of Photo Radar Exposed – March 3, 2010
PowerPoint slides which accompanied the Breakfast on the Frontier speech by Nancy Thomas in Winnipeg January 27, 2010. Watch while listening to related audio (see below).
Free Market Parking From Canada – October 7, 2009
"In Canada, at least, there is such a thing as a free market think tank with a free market perspective on parking policy."
Will “Sweep” Tactics Reverse Winnipeg’s Declining Police Effectiveness? – May 28, 2006
The City of Winnipeg's Police Service, strong on resources and manpower but short on results.
A Conversation with John Norquist (On Cities) – October 25, 2002
The first of a two part interview with policy innovator Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist
Winnipeg Police Performance Improves Slightly – June 1, 2002
In 2000, Winnipeg had the fourth highest level of police strength of Canadian cities, at 176 officers per 100,000 population, a reduction of six from 1999's proportion.