The Province's announcement of 32 new RCMP officers and $10 million going to fight rural crime is good news according to High River Police Committee Member, Terry Coleman.

He says some of the items in the initiative are really good, or at least they will be down the road.

"Well, in the short term. No. Because with 32 new police officers, the RCMP will have difficulty filling any of those soon, because they're short right across the country."

Coleman says he was pleased to see the Province giving money to hire analysts, who he says are a great benefit to police forces as they help determine the best use of their resources, which can make a big difference in fighting rural crime.

 

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