Rural property crime was down 17 per cent from January to July over last year and down 25 per cent when comparing July 2018 with July 2017. The numbers come from Alberta RCMP Crime Reduction Strategy information released Tuesday in a press conference in Airdrie.
St Albert RCMP report seven complaints this summer of a new scam that has hit St. Albert and area. The ransomware or sextortion scams have on-line fraudsters demanding large sums of bitcoin to be paid to them to avoid having their information released to the public.
The RCMP is offering women an opportunity to learn how they can be part of Canada’s national police force at a special recruiting presentation for women at RCMP Edmonton K Division
(11140 – 109 Street) Tuesday, May 15th at 6:30 p.m. […]
RCMP throughout the province are encouraging Albertans to check their mailboxes daily. The newly operating Call Back Unit in the RCMP K Division headquarters building is reporting that several calls have been received in relation to rural mailboxes which have been the target of thefts. […]
Last week, Alberta’s NDP Justice Minister announced $10 million to fight rural crime. Our Official Opposition is glad to finally see some action on this file, after repeatedly raising the issue over the past two years. […]
Since Oct. 1, 1420 vehicles were reported stolen in Alberta’s RCMP jurisdictions. Police say many of the stolen vehicles were left idling vehicles with the keys accessible, a situation that is prompting police to remind motorists about the repercussions of leaving their unsecured vehicle idling. […]