Citizens on Patrol looking for new members
The Drumheller Citizens on Pa trol (C OP) A ssociation asks for new members and dona tions f rom lo cal businesses.
Starting in 2001, the program was implemented to assist the RCMP in monitoring suspicious ac tivity in t he Drumheller area with the help of volunteers.
The main purpose of the COP A ssociation is t o b e actively on t he lo okout t o report suspicious ac tivity t o t he RCMP with t he overall obj ective of maintaining a safer community.
The C OP A ssociation assists in an a ttempt t o reduce crime such as; motor vehicle theft, break and enters, vandalism, and distracted and impaired driving.
They ha ve als o b ecome actively in volved in sit uations when p olice ar e needed like flo ods, emer - gency s ettings and c ommunity programs.
All memb ers ar e on a volunteer b asis and w ill not receive remuneration.
In or der t o main tain growth w ithin t he C OP Association, contributions of $50.00 or mor e f or t he 2017 year will help sustain that incline.
If you or s omeone you know is in terested in j oining t he Dr umheller C OP Association, ple ase c ontact Pr esident Gunnar Mortensen a t 403-8239825.