Some startling figures from Kamloops City Hall.
During the police committee meeting today, October 29, bylaw supervisor Brad Batter told the group that transient calls have skyrocketed by about 25 per cent.
He was talking about during the third quarter of this year, compared to same time-frame last year.
“This is our big eating of our services, is our transient issues,” he said. “We have 393 service calls, compared to 301 from last year.”
Batter also reports panhandling complaints soared by nearly 100 per cent year.