Tags : rcmp

RCMP hold female focused presentation in Calgary

Any females who are interested in joining the RCMP as an officer have an opportunity to learn all about what the career entails during a female focused presentation tonight. The event is a chance for interested applicants to hear real life experiences from those who wear the uniform and to learn more about the application […]Read More

Halloween trick-or-treating safety tips

Halloween is on Monday night and Alberta RCMP are offering tips and tricks on how to help keep our kids safe while they are out trick or treating. Sergeant Darrin Turnbull with the Traffic Division of the RCMP has some suggestions.   “Costumes that are bright in color, lighter in color, and if they’re not, […]Read More

Concerns about crime in rural regions

A lot of Canadians are concerned about their safety especially when it comes to protecting their families and properties in rural areas. Cor De Wit is with Alberta Rural Crime Watch and Rural Crime Prevention. De Wit says a number of Albertans on farms and acreages are still concerned with the amount of time it […]Read More

No from over 70 municipalities on provincial police force

A new letter bound for the legislature has been signed by over 70 Alberta municipalities which disagree with the province’s plan to implement a provincial police force. There are mayors and politicians who have differing opinions on the matter however. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the potential decision to phase out the RCMP in Alberta […]Read More

Truckers leave Coutts border

It appears as though most of those who were protesting government mandates have left the Coutts Border crossing. It was a place that was previously blocked by protesters supporting the Freedom Convoy and those who are against government COVID-19 mandates. A number of highway tractors and other vehicles could be seen leaving the scene and […]Read More

RCMP on Coutts protest

RCMP say they will be taking further action to put an end to the protest at the Coutts border. Police say they want to resolve the situation down at the border in a safe and peaceful way, but they have seen activity happen that is dangerous and reckless. Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki says they plan […]Read More

Potential of criminal charges facing Coutts protestors

The Deputy Commissioner of the Alberta RCMP, Curtis Zablocki, says the police plan to press charges against protestors at the Coutts border. Lisa Silver, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary, says there is a broad range of regulatory and criminal offenses that protesters at the Coutts border could […]Read More

80 year old woman dead after single vehicle crash Tuesday

An 80 year old woman from Lethbridge has died following a single vehicle accident early Tuesday morning between Lethbridge and Coaldale. RCMP say the crash occurred  around 6 am on Township Road 92 between Range Road 205 and Range Road 210. The female driver of the vehicle, who was the lone occupant, died at the […]Read More

Badges vs Bolts raises money for Jack Ady Cancer Centre

The Badges versus Bolts charity hockey game took place over the weekend. Members of Lethbridge police, fire and emergency services, along with the RCMP teamed up to face off against the Lethbridge Lightning. The Badges picked up the win, but the big winner of the event was the Jack Ady Cancer Centre. Alex Sirard, the […]Read More

Playing the blame game

Premier Jason Kenney, like many other provincial leaders, has been grilled over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, says it appears as though Kenney is not accepting all of the blame but placed some of it at the feet of our province’s chief medical officer of health-Dr. Deena Hinshaw.Read More

Lethbridge Police charge 10 males in human trafficking investigation

Lethbridge Police along with RCMP, the Calgary Police Service and ALERT’s Human Trafficking Counter Exploitation Unit have charged 10 males believed to be responsible for the sexual exploitation, sexual assault and trafficking of a female minor.   An investigation that began late last week has resulted in 10 males in Lethbridge being charged in connection […]Read More

Justice Minister Kaycee Madu wants provincial police force

Our province’s Justice Minister and Solicitor General, Kaycee Madu, made his way to the Town of Cardston to discuss the hot button topic of rural crime and how it’s handled in Alberta. Madu stressed making a change to a provincial police force that would essentially phase out the current RCMP. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

Two bodies found after RCMP investigate Coaldale home

The bodies of a Coaldale man and woman were found in a state of decomposition after authorities entered a residence for a wellness check. Police say neighbours reported not hearing from the residents in quite some time. What authorities found inside were their bodies. The manner of the deaths are deemed to be suspicious. The […]Read More