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Posted September 6, 2019
Rural Crime Tour Town Hall - September 30, 2019 from 6 - 8 pm
Medicine Hat Feeding Company, 3381 Gershaw Dr SW, Medicine Hat
Drew Barnes MLA, and Minister Schweitzer will be attending a town Hall meeting on Rural Crime Issues.
We are inviting everyone to attend, including all residents, community associations and business owners. You don't have to be a Rural Crime Watch member to attend and share your concerns about rural crime.
- The Alberta Government is kicking off a Rural Crime Tour with Highwood MLA RJ Sigurdson at the helm.
- As co-chair of the rural crime committee, Sigurdson is working with Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, to address the issue of rural crime within the province.
- The tour will involve town hall sessions, where the community can express their concerns regarding rural crime.
- Please help us prepare by completing this questionnaire. Copy and scan your questionnaire to Jonah.email@example.com or fax it to (780) 422-6621. You can also bring it with you to the event on Sept 30th.
"That's the only way we can address these issues, is if we listen and we're actually willing to have those conversations with people so we can tell them 'this is what we can do for you, this is what we're planning, and how can we make this better,'" said Schweitzer. "That's the only way that we can do our jobs effectively."
Posted August 8, 2019 - Our AGM is tentatively booked for October 17th in Seven Persons.
Please check back closer to the date for the agenda, list of speakers, and election information.
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
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
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