73 towns, villages, counties, unions call on UCP to stop provincial police effort
A public demand that Alberta stick with the RCMP has been signed by 32 towns, 22 villages, seven organizations, six counties, three summer villages, two other municipalities, and The City of Wetaskiwin. The signatories instead are calling on Alberta to fund more RCMP officers and improve social services.
The letter, spearheaded by the National Police Federation, states that an Alberta force will cost taxpayers $366 million to transition and at least an additional $139 million each year.
Read the full story in CTV News Edmonton.