Metro cops: powers vs accountability

Philippe Schnobb wants metro security to be given the powers of special constables, which means they could act more like regular police but also be accountable to the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes. Like other police-type forces, metro security has a record of racial profiling, as described in Christopher Curtis’s article.

Not everyone is thrilled with the notion of making these guys more powerful so they can be accountable after the fact. Should they not be accountable now?