RDLRCW works together law enforcement, community groups and citizens to create safe communities.
MARCH IS FRAUD PREVENTION MONTH - March 2021 Marks the 17th Anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. Fraud Prevention Month is a month-long crime prevention initiative aimed at educating and informing consumers and communities on how to recognize, report and stop fraud.
Across Alberta, interested police and law enforcement agencies, and community and consumer groups form the Alberta Fraud Prevention Month committee to plan events and spread key messages to the public on how to better protect themselves. in 2021, due to the COVID pandemic, the majority of events will be virtual in nature. Follow details here.
AS OF AUGUST 11, 2020 - Citizens in Alberta RCMP jurisdiction experiencing loss or theft under $5000, or vandalism of property or vehicles with damage less than $5000 to repair it, no longer need to call or visit a detachment - they can simply visit the Alberta RCMP Website to report the occurrence. It takes about 15 minutes to fill in the report and can be done at anytime or place.
Offering online crime reporting will allow citizens the RCMP serves to report crime in whatever way is most convenient or accessible to them. This is a big step in the right direction and it is just one of many ways the RCMP is working on modernizing the service they provide.
2018 Alberta Rural Crime Watch Symposium Hosted by Red Deer/Lacombe Rural Community Crime Watch
Red Deer News Now Video Coverage of the Alberta Rural Crime Watch Association Symposium, February 2018. This video is their interview with Scott McKean (Manager of Community Safety and Well Being, City of Toronto).