M.D. continues discussions on provincial police

After receiving a letter from the County of St. Paul, who expressed their concern over a potential provincial police force, the Municipal District of Taber once again voiced their issues.

The letter in question was brought to council’s regular meeting May 11.

“There has been no conclusive proof an (Alberta provincial police service) would result in better outcomes, particularly with the expected increase in costs. With our current challenging economic times, our council would like to see your government take time to listen to municipal stakeholders, as well as the respondents of the Fair Deal Panel’s consultations, cancel the transition study and increase the efforts to work (with) the RCMP in achieving better outcomes through the Police Act review,” read a portion of the letter signed by Reeve Steve Upham.

Read the full story in The Vauxhall Advance.

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