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Editorial & Opinion

Column: From the desk of RCMP

By Staff Sergeant Mac Richards

Summer is quickly coming to a close and with that, comes the start of another school year. Every year the Morinville RCMP receive numerous complaints from bus drivers…. […]

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Morinville’s top RCMP member leaving town

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards will be moving to Port Alberni, British Columbia later this year, ending a more than three-year stint as Morinville’s Detachment Commander. Richards takes over as the head of policing for the community of roughly 17,000 as early as this fall and will be promoted to the rank of Inspector.

“As far as the detachment goes, it is very similar to here in structure,” Richards said of the new post. “It’s just a little bigger than here. It’s about double the size. It’s still general duty policing,… […]

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Local News

Legal crime stats stable

By staff

Legal – Morinville RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards paid a visit to Legal Town Council Tuesday night, bringing the mayor and council up to speed on policing in the community in the first five months of 2011 as well as presenting a comparison to previous years. That comparison shows crime is no worse than it has been in the past few years… […]

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Local News

Sturgeon County sees reduction in crime in 2010

By Staff

Sturgeon County – Morinville RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards had some good news for Sturgeon County Council Tuesday – crime was down overall in the county in 2010.

Richards told County councillors his statistics show crime, particularly criminal code… […]