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Tag Archives: Alberta RCMP

Lakeland communities receiving new RCMP members

Lakeland communities will have more police officers soon. Cold Lake, Bonnyville, St. Paul, Elk Point, and Athabasca are getting five RCMP members total, after an announcement Thursday of 76 new police officer and 57 new civilian support positions for 2020/2021, which are meant to directly and indirectly support frontline policing …

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RCMP write holiday parody ‘thieves favourite things’

Alberta RCMP is reminding residents of “thieves’ favorite things” to educate the public about mail theft. Each week a new verse will be posted on Alberta RCMP social media accounts with #FavoriteThings (lyrics below). In 2018 the months with the highest mail thefts were December and January. December 2018 saw …

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Alberta RCMP focus on pedestrian safety in October

This Thanksgiving long weekend (October 11-14), Alberta RCMP will focus on enforcement initiatives promoting safe driving behaviours as part of Operation Impact, organized by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. Alberta RCMP encourages road users to practice the following traffic safety tips: Drivers Can pedestrians see you? Working headlights …

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Alberta RCMP giving #Business101 tips to stop break and enters

Alberta RCMP is joining in the back to school spirit with an online “course” called Business 101. They are pushing a campaign which will be featured on Alberta RCMP social media accounts and is geared toward business owners looking for safety tips and how to prevent break-ins. In 2018, Cold …

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Alberta RCMP offers tips for water safety this summer

The RCMP across Alberta are reminding the public of safety tips for avoiding accidents out on the water. Summers in Alberta is a great time to hit the lakes and rivers; however, the increase in people using natural waterways also leads to increased risk of accidents and drowning. This summer, …

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RCMP warn election sign tampering can lead to charges

The Alberta RCMP, Calgary Police Service and Edmonton Police Service are reminding the public that tampering with election signs could lead to charges under the Criminal Code of Canada. Police are asking Albertans to respect the democratic process and are advising citizens that these cases are being taken seriously. “We …

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