Crime & Police

Morinville RCMP Detachment joins Eagle Feather Protocol initiative

Thursday was a special day at the Morinville RCMP Detachment and an important step toward reconciliation. The Detachment held a ceremony to launch the Eagle Feather Protocol. The initiative will see eagle feathers distributed to all Alberta RCMP detachments, providing victims, witnesses, suspects, and police officers the option to swear legal oaths on an eagle feather. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: School Zone and Bus Safety – Slow Down, Pay Attention, and Drive Safe

Morinville RCMP wants to remind drivers and pedestrians of some important safety considerations as kids head back to school the first week of September. Road safety is a shared responsibility, drivers and pedestrians should familiarize themselves with their local school zones, and pay extra attention around school buses. Morinville RCMP are encouraging everyone to keep these safety tips in mind: […]

Local News

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. […]