Tags : Police

Safety walking program continues to patrol through Lethbridge

A volunteer-based program in Lethbridge called The Watch continues to make the rounds in the downtown core assisting locals while also providing a level of safety for some who may need a walking partner. As BCN’s Angela Stewart explains, the program launched by the Lethbridge Police Service, has developed quite a bit since it launched […]Read More

Big Truck Petting Zoo returns this weekend

This weekend the Lethbridge Public Library along with the city’s public operations department are bringing back their Big Truck Petting Zoo event. This Saturday at the library’s public crossings branch parking lot, you will be able to learn about and climb on top of some of the city’s biggest fleet vehicles. An official with the […]Read More

Coffee with a Cop initiative underway in Medicine Hat

Residents in Medicine Hat can sit down and enjoy a cup of joe with a member of the police as part of the services Coffee with a Cop initiative. At a variety of different locations, from now until April 9th, you can sit down with a police officer and have a conversation about anything. Medicine […]Read More

Lethbridge community takes the Polar Plunge over the weekend

Elected officials and some officers of the Lethbridge Police Service took part in the polar plunge for the Special Olympics. After two years of the plunge being held virtually, organizers say they were happy to have a smaller group come out, bear the cold, and take a dip for a good cause. Constable Braylon Hyggen […]Read More

Exclusive interview with Lethbridge Police Chief

A number of cities across Canada are still dealing with an opioid crisis. Sadly many who are addicted to drugs turn to a life of crime to help feed their habit. We recently chatted with Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh about the opioid crisis in our city and how the new federal drug court is […]Read More

Edmonton MLA Kaycee Madu in hot water

Our legislative reporter and the Alberta Correspondent with the National Post Tyler Dawson talks about how Kaycee Madu had his ministerial duties stripped following a phone call he made to the Edmonton Police Chief after receiving a ticket for distracted driving.  Kaycee Madu says he didn’t call Edmonton Police chief Dale McFee to talk about […]Read More

Service dogs welcomed to LPS

Two new police service dogs are ready to make their mark with the Lethbridge Police Service. The canines were honoured today as they start their work with the LPS. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

Director of Not4Sale reacts to human trafficking case

Last week we brought you a story from the Lethbridge Police Service, which charged 10 men in our city in an alleged human trafficking investigation. https://bridgecitynews.ca/lethbridge-police-charge-10-males-in-human-trafficking-investigation/ Not4Sale is an awareness group in Lethbridge that advocates for children who face human trafficking around the world. Joy-Lynn Stickel, the Not4Sale Director, says this case shows that human […]Read More

Negative memes behind recent police suspensions

Lethbridge Police Service has confirmed the five employees who have recently been suspended with pay are all police officers. Edmonton Police Service, who investigated the matter, meanwhile confirmed to Bridge City News that the suspensions are in fact due to some memes depicting the former administration in a negative light.  Edmonton police confirm that in […]Read More