Crossing the Thin Blue Line: The City of Moncton's Struggle with Policing Services
Crossing the Thin Blue Line examines a pressing decision faced by the City Council of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, regarding the future of policing services in the municipality and challenges the reader to consider diverse perspectives and recognize that - in the political realm - not all choices are as straightforward as they may seem. The narrative examines the history behind this decision, and considers variables (e.g. cost, stakeholder salience, local government issues, etc.) relevant to the decision. The case opens as Moncton City Councilor Brian Hicks weighs this imminent decision faced by the Council.