Every Albertan is unique—just like our communities. We are hard working, engaged, and innovative. Doing things the same way just because they've always been done that way isn't how things work in Alberta.
Frontline RCMP officers have worked hard to keep our communities safe. We recognize and appreciate their dedication.
However, Alberta’s contract for province wide policing lies with the federal government – not with the RCMP. This is an important distinction, as our concerns are with the federal contract, which over the years, has prevented successive governments from significantly improving policing at the local level.
RCMP's Federal Policing Mandate
If Alberta were to create its own provincial police, the RCMP would still continue to have a large presence in Alberta. The RCMP is Canada's federal police force. It enforces federal laws in every province, including Alberta, and handles border integrity, national security, drugs and organized crime, cybercrime, financial crime and international policing.
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