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Consider a career with the RCMP

by Adrienne Tait for the right candidate only hiring certain for people with honesty, experiences and a desire Wetzstein encourages
w i t h t h e r i g h t people. Cst. Wetzstein integrity, profession- t o s e r v e t h e i r people to attend a career
RCMP officer Cst. experience. said, “We are always alism, compassion, community. presentation such as the
Andy Wetzstein was in “ T h e u n i f o r m e d hiring it's just a matter of respect, and account- The hiring process puts one he offered at
Edson on Tuesday to RCMP officers that you how many. Canada has ability. “Do you do the applicants through a Parkland. Presentations
h o s t a p u b l i c see in the marked cars one of the highest right thing even when series of “filters” are hosted twice per
p r e s e n t a t i o n are only about 60% of immigration rates in the nobody is looking?” He designed to ensure that month in Edmonton.
encouraging people to what we do,” said Cst. world so we need to hire also said they care more people with the right More information is
consider a career with Wetzstein. everyone and we're a about honesty than past aptitudes and qualities available on the RCMP
the RCMP. Out of over 30,000 better police force for it. mistakes. make it through. website at www.rcmp-
Offering positions at e m p l o y e e s We hire the best person Also important is the For more information
t h e m u n i c i p a l , approximately two possible for the job. We willingness to relocate to on the hiring process Cst.
provincial, federal, and thirds are RCMP officers don't lower our standards different locations. With
international levels while one third of that for anyone.” over 750 posts across
Wetzstein said a career work force consists of Over the next three Canada there are a Available for adoption possibly even
with the RCMP can be civilians including years the RCMP are number of opportunities
much more than what pilots, administration increasing the number of to serve. a permanent foster home
the general public sees. support, and radio recruits accepted to In addition to meeting
Everything from plain technologists. depot to 960 per year. physical and mental Don’t forget about Old Blue!!!
clothes air marshals to One of the myths the Who are the RCMP testing requirements the He is looking for a place to retire his bones. He is
protection services and RCMP are trying to looking for? Cst. RCMP are looking for about 12 years young. He is very
general duty are options dispel is that they are Wetzstein said they look people with diverse life gentle, good with people and has
been around cats. Very quiet guy.
He would be okay with other dogs
RCMP UPDATE and loves attention. Good around
Police remind drivers distracted driving laws are in effect kids but has a tender spot that is
uncomfortable sometimes so no
more jumping and playing for this
by Adrienne Tait traffic collisions. guy.
Police responded to 12 reports of suspicious persons Pretty much just looking for a
Sgt. Jack Poitras said, “I hope everyone had a happy or vehicles, nine reports of mischief or damage, and mellow household to hang his hat.
Thanksgiving weekend. Please remember that the eight alarms or false alarms.
distracted driving laws are in effect in Alberta so do There were five each calls for assistance and failure EARS ANNUAL KIDS HALLOWEEN
not text or use your phone with your hands while to comply with conditions. BOWLING PARTY
driving as it is illegal. We are still seeing a lot of this There were four investigations into cases involving
going on and we are handing out tickets. It only takes a assault, and three involving harassment or criminal October 25: 2 - 3:30 pm
fraction of a second for an accident to occur so keep harassment. There were three investigations each into Tickets $10 per child
your attention to your surroundings (other vehicles drug related charges, causing a disturbance, recovery Complimentary lunch and treat available.
and pedestrian) and on the road while driving. Let's be of stolen property, false or abandoned 911 calls, Come on down and have a spooky time.
safe out there.” Mental Health Act violations, and three involving Sponsored by:
During the week of October 6 to 12 the local RCMP child welfare.
responded to 124 calls for service. Additional calls four lost or found property, two CRYSTAL CLEAR ELECTRONICS
The majority of the calls were in response to theft animal calls, two Fire Prevention Act violations and Satellite TV sales, installs, service
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complaints numbered which numbered 21 with traffic two incidents of fraud.
complaints coming in a close second at 20 with seven Mon to Fri 8 am to 7 pm
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