Toronto Police getting $4.5M to deal with gun violence

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Toronto's Mayor has announced an extra $4.5 million from all three levels of government, to help Toronto Police combat the recent string of gun violence in the city.

In a release, the mayor says, "The governments agreed to provide the funding to immediately support police efforts to keep communities safe and to help redouble efforts to prevent criminal activity and combat the activities of street gangs.
 
In the coming days, Chief Mark Saunders will outline the Toronto Police Service's plans to address the increase in shootings and to deploy additional resources to help reduce further violent incidents."

The Prime Minister said today, he plans to sit down with Mayor Tory tomorrow, to discuss the violence.