NPF making efforts to keep RCMP in Alberta

The National Police Federation made a stop on their KeepAlbertaRCMP tour at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 in Medicine Hat on Thursday to host a public consultation in hopes of keeping the RCMP in the province over Alberta’s idea of implementing a provincial police service.

The province is proposing to replace the current Alberta RCMP with what would turn out to be a smaller, more expensive provincial police service (APPS), costing Albertans over $550 million more for fewer fully trained police officers, says NPF prairie and north region director Kevin Halwa.

Read the full story in Medicine Hat News.