Strathcona County, Alta. – On Saturday, May 14, 2022 the Strathcona County RCMP, as part of National Police Week, will be hosting a kids bicycle rodeo and safety fair at the Strathcona Athletic Park located at 1011 Clover Bar Road in Sherwood Park. The free event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include:
Strathcona County, Alta. – March is National Fraud Prevention month and the Strathcona County RCMP would like residents to be aware of some common online scams.
Gift Card Scams/Business Email Compromise:
Strathcona County, Alta. – The Strathcona County RCMP is pleased to announce the return of School Resource Officer Program to the community starting in October 2021.
There will be five School Resource Officers (SRO) that will be working cooperatively with school administration, staff, students, parents, and the community. The SRO’s will help to proactively identify and address school concerns and to build relationships between communities, schools and the police.
Strathcona County, Alta. – Inspector Dale Kendall has been promoted to the new Superintendent in charge of Strathcona County Detachment starting in early May 2021. Superintendent Gord Stewart, Acting District Commander for Central Alberta District, is pleased to make this announcement and welcome Superintendent Dale Kendall.
Strathcona County, Alta. – E-transfers are commonly used to send money as it is easy and convenient. Fraudsters are coming up with new, more elaborate ways to scam you for your hard-earned money almost daily. One of newest ways being used to scam unsuspecting individuals is through intercepted e-Transfers.
Sherwood Park, Alta. – As the new school year starts, the Strathcona County RCMP, along with our enforcement partners will be involved in educating the public on back to school safety. For children this is an exciting time of year and they may forget basic road safety rules as they walk, bicycle or ride the bus to school. Motorists are urged to use caution when driving through residential areas and to adhere to speed limits in school and playground zones.
Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP is urging residents to take steps to prevent vehicle thefts and theft from vehicles. Most vehicle crime is opportunistic and by following some straightforward advice, and working together, we can ensure that this type of crime is reduced in our community.
Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP have received three reports of sextortion scams since the beginning of June.
Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County detachment has been selected to be a part of phase two of the Alberta RCMP’s online crime reporting pilot program beginning June 8, 2020. The online crime reporting tool will allow residents of Strathcona County detachment area to report select crimes online and all reports will be followed up with by a phone call from a police officer within five business days. This project has been initiated to ensure the public is able to report certain crime types in whatever way is most convenient or accessible to them.
Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP warn residents that online scams are more prevalent than ever before and increased vigilance is necessary as scammers continue to find creative ways to victimize trusting people.