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Citizens on Patrol in need of more members

Armed with nothing more than a pen and paper, cell phone, flashlight, police scanner, and a couple of cups of coffee, a small number of residents regularly take to the streets of Morinville, keeping their eyes and ears open for what doesn’t look and sound right. They’re Citizens on Patrol (COP), a civilian watch organization that has been operating in Morinville since 1997. Over the past two decades, the volunteer group has been doing their part for community policing in Morinville. […]

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Morinville RCMP Welcomes new interim Detachment Commander

Chief Superintendent Jerry Scott, District Commander for Central Alberta District, is pleased to announce that Sergeant Dale Kendall of the Stony Plain Detachment will be taking up an interim position as the Detachment Commander of Morinville Detachment. The Town of Morinville was consulted in the selection of Sergeant Kendall to fill this role. […]

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Morinville RCMP investigating theft of cigarettes and merchandise from Mac’s

At approximately 7:50 p.m. on Feb. 4 two males entered the Macs Convenience store located at 9821 100 Street in Morinville. The two males walked around the store and then approached the store clerk requesting two cartons of cigarettes from behind the till. The two males then acted as if they were going to pay for the merchandise and abruptly grabbed the cigarettes and two beverages and ran out of the store without paying to an awaiting vehicle. […]

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November is pedestrian safety month

Walking is part of a healthy lifestyle and is many Albertans’ primary form of transportation, particularly children and youth. In 2006, almost 40 per cent of the drivers in collisions involving a pedestrian failed to yield the right of way to the pedestrian. […]