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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.

Open to Grades 1-9, the 2019 themes were Rural Crime Watch, Crime Prevention, or Report A Poacher. Cash prizes were presented to the winners at our AGM. List of Winners

The 2019 Southeast Rural Crime Watch Poster Contest Winners.

March is Fraud Awareness month in Canada, and no one is immune to fraud. Fraudsters target specific segments of the population, including small businesses, seniors and students. Protect yourself and your family from fraud with these simple tips from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center. Visit them online at as they highlight a different scam every day in March.

How much do you really know about fraud? - How to Protect Yourself, Know When You're a Target

Updated January 6, 2020
The APRCWA Crime Symposium is being held in Grande Prairie February 21 and 22nd, 2020, hosted by the groups from Zone 3.

There will be a bus running from Red Deer to Grande Prairie if anyone is interested in going but doesn't want to drive the whole way. If anyone is interested in attending, please email for more details. Our local association will reimburse the travel costs, registration and meals for this event.

Below is the information provided to us from the Zone 3 group that is hosting the event. The Agenda will be released at a later date.

2020 Agenda of the weekend's events, the registration form, as well as a tip sheet for those attending.

Reserve your hotel room

  • If phoning in to book your reservation, please ask for the 2020 APRCWA Symposium block.
  • If two are staying in your room, please advise the desk when booking to make sure you receive your breakfast vouchers.

You don't want to miss this informative weekend of networking and socializing.

Watch for our Rural Crime Watch Community signs. We are watching out for each other.

Kids Help Phone is Canada's only national 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth. To report suspected poaching, call the toll free Report A Poacher line at 1-800-642-3800. The line can also be used for emergencies involving wildlife. The Alberta Missing Report strives to get the word out about missing people with professionalism and haste. Canada Police Report is a database of official media releases made public by police departments across Canada.

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APRCWA Fall 2018 Newsletter

If you have information about any crime, and you want to remain anonymous, you can send a tip to Click here.

News Archives
Letter to MLAs & MPs from Alberta Rural Crime Watch, January 2018 - Rural Crime Watch group sees rise in members

Medicine Hat News - Rural crime deal 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 partnership

Organization for the
Prevention of Violence (OPV)

Province, RCMP launch rural crime prevention initiative

One of our Rural Crime Watch Member signs for your yard.

If you have information about any crime, and you want to remain anonymous, you can send a tip to Click here.

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