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MLA Garth Rowswell discusses rural crime, RCMP, and firearms

Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright MLA, Garth Rowswell, disagrees with the federal gun prohibition saying it targets law-abiding gun owners. On July 3, Rowswell touched additional issues relating to RCMP and detachment gun ranges and rural crime. ‘Focus on securing our border’ “What the federal government is trying to do is an overreach,” said …

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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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Bonnyville RCMP looking for feedback on local policing issues

Staff Sergeant Sarah Parke of the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment would like to hear from local community members in the area. Instead of a rural crime meeting, she is looking for feedback from residents about policing issues in Bonnyville, M.D. of Bonnyville, Glendon, Fort Kent, La Corey, Iron River, Therien, and …

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57 year old Plamondon resident drowns in Lac La Biche

On June 13, 2020 shortly after 10 am, Lac La Biche RCMP received a report of a boat on Lac La Biche that appeared to be in distress, going in circles with no one on board. Local RCMP as well as Lac La Biche protective services, Search and Rescue and a Forestry …

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