Help City council determine policing priorities

A phone survey runs from March 19th to April 6th

City council wants to hear from residents on community safety issues and police priorities.

An online and telephone survey are underway to gather feedback from citizens to help council better understand what issues the community would like to see Red Deer RCMP focus on, and to set objectives, priorities and goals for the Annual Policing Plan.

“This is an important opportunity for council to learn more about what our citizens are concerned about from a community safety and policing perspective, and to better understand where we need to focus our safety and enforcement efforts,” said Mayor Tara Veer.

The online survey is open to all City of Red Deer residents and takes approximately five to 10 minutes to complete. It’s available at www.reddeer.ca/surveys and will be open until April 6th. The phone survey runs from March 19th to April 6th, with a random sample of landline and cell phone numbers in the City.

In addition to the online and telephone survey, citizens are invited to share their feedback on policing issues with council at the City’s annual Let’s Talk event on April 7th at Parkland Mall.

“The surveys will provide us with valuable information to assist council with our decision-making on behalf of our community. Engaging in meaningful conversations is critical when addressing complex issues like safety and policing,” said Veer. “My council colleagues and I look forward to exploring these issues with citizens at Let’s Talk.”

Let’s Talk is an annual event hosted by the City of Red Deer. Staff representing numerous City departments and agencies are available to answer residents’ questions about projects, programs and services offered by the City. The free, interactive event takes place April 7th, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Parkland Mall. For more information, visit www.reddeer.ca/letstalk.

Just Posted

Supporters rally for Jason Kenney as UCP leader stops in Red Deer

Kenney promises equalization reform, stopping ‘Trudeau-Notley’ payroll hike, trade, economic mobility

Motown Soul celebrates ‘greats’ of classic era

Show pays tribute to Diana Ross and The Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye among others

Women of Excellence Awards introduces ‘Women of Excellence in Construction’

Gala will take place June 19th at the Sheraton Red Deer

Check online to make sure you’re registered to vote in upcoming provincial election

Advance polls open Tuesday, April 9th to Saturday, April 13th

VIDEO: Restaurant robots are already in Canada

Robo Sushi in Toronto has waist-high robots that guide patrons to empty seats

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

Judge Inez Cardinal told court in Melfort, Sask., that Sidhu’s remorse and guilty plea were mitigating factors

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet had expected to add two more of the planes this year to increase its fleet to 13

Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

North Vancouver resident Norm Lee captures orange cat versus coyote in backyard showdown

Wilson-Raybould to reveal more details, documents on SNC-Lavalin affair

Former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee

Most Read