Category: RCMP Updates

  • Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – Update 5

    Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – Update 5

    Columbia Icefields, Alta (July 29, 2020) – Jasper RCMP and a RCMP Collision Reconstructionist continue to investigate this incident. RCMP are looking to speak with anyone that may have video from the tour that occurred before the rollover incident. The morning tour would have occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m., on July 18, 2020 with the […]

  • Cochrane RCMP and Alberta Sheriff locate dangerous driver off Highway 1

    Cochrane RCMP and Alberta Sheriff locate dangerous driver off Highway 1

    Cochrane, Alta. – the Cochrane RCMP received multiple complaints of a dangerous driver on Highway 1 east bound coming from Canmore. A black Toyota 4 Runner was believed to be involved in a number of hit and run collisions and was being driven in and out of ditches and the median and then drove backwards […]

  • Canmore RCMP Investigating Vehicle Break-ins

    Canmore RCMP Investigating Vehicle Break-ins

    Canmore, Alta. – On July 24, 2020 Canmore RCMP responded to several calls regarding vehicle break-ins at the Heart Creek Trail parking lot in Kananaskis Country. In the month of July police also responded to similar reports of break-ins to vehicles at the Yamnuska parking lot and various parking destinations along Highway 40. Police would like […]

  • Alberta RCMP Integrated National Enforcement Team Lays Terrorism Charges

    Alberta RCMP Integrated National Enforcement Team Lays Terrorism Charges

    Calgary – As the result of an extensive and complex national security investigation spanning a 7-year period, the RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) in Alberta has laid charges in relation to terrorism-related offences. Hussein Sobhe Borhot (34) of Calgary has been charged with: ·         Participation in activity of terrorist group contrary to section 83.18 […]

  • Injury Single Motorcycle Collision HWY 22, Turner Valley, Alberta

    Injury Single Motorcycle Collision HWY 22, Turner Valley, Alberta

    On July 22, 2020 at approximately 2:45pm, Turner VAlley RCMP, Fire and EMS responded to a single motorcycle collision with a deer on Highway 22 just north of the town of Turner Valley.  Three motorcyclists were travelling south on Highway 22 just north of the town of Turner Valley, when a deer ran out of the […]

  • Lake Louise RCMP Respond to Deceased Skier at Moraine Lake

    Lake Louise RCMP Respond to Deceased Skier at Moraine Lake

    Lake Louise, Alta. – On July 18, 2020 at approximately 10:40 a.m., Lake Louise RCMP Detachment, Lake Louise Fire and Parks Canada staff were advised that an individual had succumbed to injuries suffered during a fall while skiing. A group of five men were in the Moraine Lake area where they had hiked to the […]

  • Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – UPDATE

    Jasper RCMP Investigate Ice Explorer Rollover in the Columbia Icefields – UPDATE

    UPDATE Columbia Icefields, Alta. – At this time, members of the RCMP Jasper Detachment, the K Division Collision Reconstruction Analyst, Occupational Health and Safety as well as Transport Officers from Alberta Commercial Vehicle Enforcement continue with the investigation. Efforts are being made to have the Ice Explorer removed from the scene for further examination. No […]

  • High River RCMP Investigate Armed Robbery

    High River RCMP Investigate Armed Robbery

    High River, Alta. – On July 12, 2020, at 11:45 p.m., the High River RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 600 block of 5th Street S.E. in High River. A male walked into the store in disguise with what was believed to be a firearm and […]

  • Canmore RCMP Respond to Multiple Injury Calls; one Hiker Fatally Injured

    Canmore RCMP Respond to Multiple Injury Calls; one Hiker Fatally Injured

    Canmore, Alberta – On July 11, 2020, Canmore RCMP, Kananaskis Public Safety and Kananaskis Emergency Services responded to multiple separate calls for injuries sustained on and near Mount Yamnuska in Kananaskis Country, off the 1A Highway near Canmore, Alberta. At approximately 2:10 p.m., Canmore RCMP, Kananaskis Public Safety and Kananaskis Emergency Services responded to a call for an injured […]

  • Applications are Open for the 2020-21 RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee

    Applications are Open for the 2020-21 RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee

    Edmonton – Applications for the RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC) are now open to Canadian residents between the ages of 13 and 21. The RCMP NYAC brings together up to 100 youth from across Canada to discuss important issues that they face in their respective communities. The NYAC provides valuable input to RCMP policies, programs and strategies. Split […]

  • RCMP Announces Newly Funded Police Officer and Civilian Support Positions

    RCMP Announces Newly Funded Police Officer and Civilian Support Positions

    Edmonton – The announcement of Alberta’s Police Funding Model has resulted in additional resources for the Alberta RCMP for 2020/21, specifically 76 new police officers and 57 new civilian support positions. These additional resources will directly or indirectly support frontline policing in communities we serve across rural Alberta. The Alberta RCMP understands that police resource […]

  • Kananaskis RCMP Search for Missing Hikers Ends in Rescue

    Kananaskis RCMP Search for Missing Hikers Ends in Rescue

    Kananaskis, Alta. – On July 7, 2020 at 1:15 p.m., Kananaskis RCMP were advised by Kananaskis Emergency Services that two hikers were overdue from a hike into Turbine Canyon. The couple from Calgary had planned an overnight excursion and were expected to return on July 6, 2020.  When the couple hadn’t returned the morning of July 7, family […]

  • High River RCMP – Shoplifting at No Frills

    High River RCMP – Shoplifting at No Frills

    High River, AB – On June 25, 2020, a female suspect entered the No Frills in High River.  The female proceeded to fill her cart with groceries, then hid out of view of the surveillance cameras to place these groceries into bags.  The female exited the store without paying for the groceries, and left in […]

  • Fatal Single Motorcycle Collision Hwy 546, Turner Valley, Alberta

    Fatal Single Motorcycle Collision Hwy 546, Turner Valley, Alberta

    On July 7, 2020, at approximately 9:00pm Turner Valley RCMP and EMS responded to a single motorcycle collision on Highway 546 west in Foothills County, where it was determined a 24-year old Calgary, Alberta, male driver of the motorcycle was deceased on scene.  Four motorcyclists were travelling from Calgary to Sheep River Falls at the time of the incident.   […]

  • Alberta RCMP Detachments Resume Limited Front Counter Services

    Alberta RCMP Detachments Resume Limited Front Counter Services

    Edmonton – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected Albertans in many different ways, and the RCMP has adapted its operations to maintain the level of police service Albertans expect. The Alberta RCMP is following suit with the provincial launch to gradually normalize service delivery, allowing employees to safely return to offices and detachments. In order to respond […]