Experience Police Officer Hiring Process
Join our team! The Medicine Hat Police Service has an exciting opportunity for two experienced police officers to join a…
Public Assistance Requested to Locate Adam Dawe
At approximately 7:00 AM on January 21, 2020, members of the Medicine Hat Police Service attended to a residence located…
Motor Vehicle Collision
On January 21, 2020 at approximately 6:49 AM an Oldsmobile Alero was reported travelling west on the Trans Canada Highway…
January STEP - Focus on Intersection Safety
The Medicine Hat Police Service traffic safety focus for the month of January is Intersection Safety.
Intersections are high-risk locations because drivers, pedestrians, and
cyclists converge in intersections and need to safely cross each
others’ paths. Aggressive behaviours like speeding, running red lights,
or entering the intersection without properly looking can result in
collisions, injury, and death.
Intersection Safety Facts:
- On average, 65 people are killed and 8,024 are injured each year at intersections in Alberta.
- About 96% of intersection collisions occurred in urban areas from
2012-2016. However, over half (about 53%) of…