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High Visibility Response Team End of Season Survey

The Medicine Hat Police Service initiated a new operational mandate for the High Visibility Response Team (HVRT) formerly known as the Mountain Bike Unit, for the 2014 operating season.  Earlier in the year members of the Community Safety Unit delivered…

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Head back-to-school with AMA School Safety Patrol

August 29, 2014 - As the sun sets on another summer there’s a feeling of excitement in the crisp autumn air. For families getting into the back-to-school groove, that morning sprint to the minivan can feel like a marathon. Luckily…

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Special Olympics Fundraising Event

August 29, 2014 – On Sunday August 31, 2014 the Medicine Hat Police Service in conjunction with the Southern Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run, will be holding a Dunk Tank and BBQ fundraising event at Wal-Mart, located at 2051 Strachan…

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MONTHLY ENFORCEMENT

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.
Over the last
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)
    suspensions
  • 34,852 Alberta Administrative…

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Operation Safe Summer Roads

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