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National Police Federation makes case for keeping RCMP

Residents from Lethbridge and surrounding areas had the opportunity to take part on the Keep Alberta RCMP Community Engagement Tour Wednesday at the Theatre Gallery of the Lethbridge Public Library.

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Communities host “Keep Alberta RCMP” sessions, advocating against province-wide police

LETHBRIDGE, AB – Lethbridge and other communities are hosting a handful of “Keep Alberta RCMP” information sessions.

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National Police Federation encourages municipalities to support Alberta RCMP

WESTLOCK – Members of the National Police Federation (NPF), the sole bargaining agent for the RCMP, came to Westlock Jan. 10 to bring “clear and fact-based information” to residents regarding the Government of Alberta’s proposed provincial police service.

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Lethbridge County opposed to creation of Alberta Provincial Police Force

LETHBRIDGE COUNTY, AB – A rural community in Southern Alberta is voicing its opposition to a proposed profound change in policing services for the province.

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More discussion needed on provincial police force, says van Dijken

ATHABASCA — The idea of replacing the RCMP with a provincial police force in Alberta has received mixed reviews from residents and elected officials since the UCP came to power in 2019, but with the recent release of the PwC report that found the concept to be "realistic, cost-effective and worth further study," the organization representing nearly 20,000 RCMP members across the country is making sure its perspective on the issue is being heard by the public.

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National Police Federation brings pro-RCMP tour to Stony Plain

The National Police Federation (NPF) is on tour. On Friday, Jan. 7, the sole certified bargaining agent representing nearly 20,000 RCMP members across Canada made its case to residents of Stony Plain as to why Albertans should pressure the province to maintain Alberta’s RCMP.

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KeepAlbertaRCMP Community Engagement Tour Continues in Southern Alberta, Virtual Dates Added

Edmonton, AB – From January 18 to February 3, 2022, the National Police Federation’s KeepAlbertaRCMP community engagement meetings will continue across Southern 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 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.

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‘Keep Alberta RCMP’ to hold public consultation

The National Police Federation wants to know what your thoughts are on the Alberta government’s proposal to transition from the RCMP to a provincial police service.

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City mayor concerned public not invited to province-led policing meeting

Provincial Justice Minister and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu will be in Brooks this month to meet with municipal officials behind closed doors to discuss the possible dismantling of the RCMP and transition to a provincial force.

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'Keep Alberta RCMP' Tour Making a Stop in Okotoks

A police union is touring the province, and they'll soon make a stop in Okotoks.

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