Edmonton, AB — The National Police Federation today launched a list of 72 municipalities and other organizations from across Alberta that have signed a Call to Action, which has been sent to the Government of Alberta, to voice concern over continued efforts to advance the creation of an expensive new provincial police service.Read more >
Media Statement: Alberta Justice Minister Misleading Albertans on Details of Transition to New Provincial Police Service
Edmonton, AB — Following is a statement from National Police Federation Regional Directors Kevin Halwa and Jeff McGowan, and Vice President Michelle Boutin, in response to a recent opinion editorial from Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Tyler Shandro:Read more >
Red Deer sided with the majority of municipalities on Wednesday in rejecting a provincial police force.Read more >
The debate over the future of the RCMP came to Whitecourt Monday.
The Royal Canadian Legion hosted a Keep Alberta RCMP presentation by the National Police Federation (NPF), as part of NPF’s cross-province tour.Read more >
INNISFAIL – The Innisfail Policing & Safe Community Committee is endorsing the RCMP as the town’s preferred law enforcement service instead of the proposed Alberta police force now being considered by the provincial government.Read more >
The Keep Alberta RCMP Community Engagement Tour came to Wainwright on Tuesday, February 15, to share their views on the Government of Alberta’s proposal to transition away from the RCMP to an Alberta Provincial Police Service.Read more >
The National Police Federation (NPF), union for the RCMP, brought its KeepAlbertaRCMP speaking tour to Leduc last week as it continues to spread awareness about the provincial government potentially switching from the RCMP to a provincial police service. The presentation took place Feb. 14 at the Leduc Recreation Centre.Read more >
Edmonton, AB – From February 28 to March 9, 2022, the National Police Federation’s KeepAlbertaRCMP community engagement meetings will continue in Northern Alberta to share information, including potential costs, related to Government’s proposed policing transition. Both in-person and virtual sessions will enable participants to share their questions and concerns directly with panelists. This will be our fifth and final round of public consultations.
This engagement tour is a direct response to the Government of Alberta consultation tour, which will inform a decision about the future of the RCMP in Alberta this spring.Read more >
BONNYVILLE – A quiet battle for the support of Alberta municipalities is taking place across the province when it comes to whether or not a provincial police force should be pursued to replace law enforcement services provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).Read more >
The past two weeks have been challenging for Canadians across the country. This is true for RCMP members who find themselves once again in the middle of difficult, and often highly politicized protests, while working around the clock to ease tensions and ensure protests do not escalate.Read more >