Public Assistance Requested
July 17, 2014 – On July 12, 2014, at approximately 7:00 pm a female noticed a newer white Dodge pickup truck slow down beside her as she walked along the sidewalk of the Dunmore Road SE service road, approaching Southview…
2013 MHPS Annual Report
August 14, 2014 – The Medicine Hat Police Service in partnership with the Medicine Hat Police Commission is proud to present the 2013 Medicine Hat Police Service Annual Report.
The report includes a review of operational highlights, including; calls for…
Monthly Collision Stats Review - July 2014
August 8, 2014 - The S.T.E.P. focus for August is Impaired Driving. In 2013 MHPS members arrested 198 impaired drivers. In 73 of these incidents (36%) the impaired drivers were involved in a collision. The Police Service also issued the…
August STEP 2014 - Impaired Driving
The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) selected traffic enforcement program
for the month of August will focus on impaired driving. Drinking
and driving imposes enormous costs on our society but the true cost of drinking
and driving is the victims:
- In Alberta, from 2006 to 2010, 569 people
were killed and 8,530 people were injured in alcohol-related collisions.
- In 2010 alone, 96 people were killed and
1,384 were injured.
five years, the following administrative suspensions for drinking and driving
have been initiated:
- 42,762 immediate 24-hour suspensions
- 6,123 Alberta Zero Alcohol Tolerance (AZAT)
- 34,852 Alberta Administrative…