Latest COP Groups
At present Saskatchewan does not have a Provincial Citizens on Patrol Association. Hopefully this will change in the near future.
Kingston County West COP participated at the Kingston RCMP Detachment today as they were celebrating Police Week. Kelli Gaudet, the RCMP member who is in community policing said we were the first group to volunteer to assist her with this project. We did a booth outside with COP and COP Off Roa
We have had some reinforcement in British Columbia as to the Citizens on Patrol program.
Saluting Our Volunteers
As police face criticism over how they handle crime outside cities, Olds has formed one of the largest of the roughly 70 citizen patrol groups in Alberta
Bruderheim and Lamont, AB- On Tuesday October 4th, 2016
the Heartland Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.) in conjunction with the RCMP took part in an educational campaign in the Town of Bruderheim and the Town of Lamont. This campaign was to remind vehicle owners to lock their vehicle doors and to keep valuables that are left inside their vehicle out of sight. The goal of the campaign was to reduce the number of thefts from parked vehicles by eliminating crimes of opportunity. The campaign lasted a couple hours during which time the Heartland C.O.P. issued 141 educational tickets by observing parked vehicles on the streets and in the parking lots. Lock it or Lose Educational Tickets were placed under the windshield wipers which indicated various ways that the vehicle owner could eliminate theft from their vehicle. The Results of the Lock it or Lose it campaigns are as follows: