Category Archives: Public Security

Helping keep Alberta’s neighbourhoods safe and secure

Solving complex or persistent problems often requires approaching them from more than one angle. That’s why the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit can be a valuable tool in combatting illegal activity and keeping communities safe and secure. A recent … Continue reading

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Alberta Sheriffs keep highways safe this May long weekend

Expect an increased volume of vehicles on Alberta Highways this May long weekend The Alberta Sheriffs remind motorists to plan ahead, taking into consideration the increased volume of vehicles. All drivers need to pay attention when you’re behind the wheel, … Continue reading

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Brazil explores Innisfail’s restorative justice program

After 700 resolved cases, the Innisfail Restorative Justice Society knows a thing or two about the value of restorative justice. Representatives from the central Alberta restorative justice program are now taking that knowledge to Brazil. Later this month, founder and … Continue reading

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Fish and Wildlife Officers bust prolific poachers

On September 28, 2015, Sophie Goupil and Gerard Visneskie pleaded guilty to a wide variety of poaching charges in Stony Plain Provincial Court. Sophie Goupil received a fine of $16,000. Gerard Visneskie received a fine of $34,000. In addition, both … Continue reading

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Integrated policing helps make our highways safer

Keeping our highways safe for all Albertans is a vital part of the provincial policing mandate. This means ensuring motorists understand and follow the legislation in place to prevent collisions and save lives. When driving on a provincial highway, you … Continue reading

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