Municipal leaders question Alberta government push to fund provincial police force

Alberta municipal leaders say rather than investing hundreds of millions of dollars into a provincial police force, the government should focus on increasing funding to address the major drivers of crime.

Alberta Municipalities, formerly the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, held a virtual summit Wednesday night on the future of policing in the province, with more than 400 local government officials, including mayors, councillors and chief administrative officers.

Read the full story in the Edmonton Journal.

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