Westlock and Barrhead not interested in provincial police force

he towns of Barrhead and Westlock will add their voices to a growing number of municipalities not in favour of the province forming its own police force.

At their March 8 meeting, Town of Westlock councillors voted 7-0 to pen a letter to Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu urging the province not to go ahead an Alberta Provincial Police Force, while the following day, March 9, Barrhead followed suit. Westlock Coun. Clem Fagnan raised the issue, citing a letter to Madu in council’s agenda package from Blair Painter, who’s the mayor of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass.

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