Saanich PD asks council for new computers

A $71,238 purchase for 67 Dell Optiplex computers was expected to go before council Monday night for approval.

A $71,238 purchase for 67 Dell Optiplex computers was expected to go before council Monday night for approval.

The computers would help the Saanich Police Department “maintain the standard of their equipment,” said director of finance, Paul Murray.

Sole source purchases over $50,000 must be approved by council.

Murray says a portion of the annual police budget is set aside for technology and equipment repairs.

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