By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – Nineteen citizens concluded a seven-week glimpse inside the world of community policing Wednesday night. The Morinville RCMP’s eleventh annual Citizen’s Academy program wrapped up Apr. 3 with the graduation ceremony, an opportunity for students to recap and celebrate their nearly two-month experience learning about the different faces of crime from the criminal on the corner to the international reaches of drug and human trafficking.
Each Wednesday participants took part in seminars and activities by police experts, including a visit RCMP headquarters in Edmonton. An added bonus was the opportunity to be a citizen observer travelling with an on duty officer… […]