|Events and News
We will try to keep you up-to-date with news from around the province, particularly in the Cypress County and County of Forty Mile regions.
Posted May 22, 2019 - The next Rural Crime Watch meeting is on June 17th, 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held upstairs in the Seven Persons Community Hall. Our guest speakers include a presentation from the Integrated Border Enforcement Team. The discussion will include the team's mandate and how they assist the RCMP in securing the borders. Also discussed will be suspicious persons, vehicles, and airplanes. All Cypress and Forty Mile County residents are welcome, please join us to find out more about the Rural Crime Watch program and rural crime prevention. Meeting Agenda
Posted February 7, 2019 - A new rural crime prevention project will help police keep track of areas most frequently targeted by thieves and give repeat victims additional tools to increase their chances of recovering stolen property, Alberta RCMP and Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley announced February 5th. Read article here
Posted January 19, 2019 - Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association is sharing the below information on behalf of the Farmers Advocate Office. The Farmers' Advocate Office (FAO) has been contacted by numerous landowners regarding a form sent to landowners or occupants who have applied for recovery of unpaid rentals to the Surface Rights Board (SRB). If you have applied to the SRB for a Section 36 Recovery of Rentals, the SRB may send you a "Condition of Leased Area Form" for you to complete about the condition of the leased area. As advocates for rural Albertans, the Farmers' Advocate Office works to ensure that their rights and interests are recognized, understood and protected. For more information, please click here.
In May 2018, we took part in a Rural Crime Survey being taken by the Organization for the Prevention of Violence Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Alberta. Partnered with the Edmonton Police Service, RCMP, and the City of Edmonton, they were looking at all forms of violent extremism. Background Information
Letter to MLAs & MPs from Alberta Rural Crime Watch, January 2018
ChatNewsToday.ca - Rural Crime Watch group sees rise in members
Medicine Hat News - Rural crime deal aims to increase watch network
Get Your Member Signs "No Trespassing" and "RCW Member" signs are available in plastic or reflective aluminum.
SEABRCW President Retires
Beyond the Badge: Crime Prevention Initiatives
Okotoks RCMP Say New Snapchat Feature Could Create Safety Risks
Alberta RCMP and Alberta Citizens On Patrol Association sign official partnership