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MHPS to Host Women in Policing Conference

Recognizing the importance of having a police service which reflects the cultural, racial and gender diversity of the community we serve, the Medicine Hat Police Services (MHPS) is excited to host a Women in Policing Conference on March 18, 2017,…

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Update Armed Robbery

The Medicine Hat Police Service has identified the lone male responsible for an armed Robbery that occurred at the Park Lane Motel on February 10th, 2017.  Police have identified Kenton Mathew Boyle, age 30, of Lethbridge, Alberta, as the male responsible…

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Drugs, Cash, and Shotgun Seized in Medicine Hat Raids

Following two separate investigations in Medicine Hat last week, ALERT has seized a shotgun and more than $30,000 worth of drugs and proceeds of crime.

ALERT Medicine Hat’s organized crime team made the arrests and seizures with help from Medicine…

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MONTHLY ENFORCEMENT

February 2017 – STEP
Distracted Driving

The penalty for distracted driving in Alberta is a $287 fine
and three (3) demerit points. This legislation restricts drivers from:

  • using hand held cell phones texting or emailing
  • using electronic devices like laptop computers, video games, cameras, video entertainment displays and programming portable audio player (MP3 players)
  • entering information on GPS units
  • reading printed materials in the vehicle
  • writing, printing or sketching
  • and personal grooming

The legislation also applies to vehicles stopped at traffic lights. 

The only time a driver can use their cell phone while driving is to call in an emergency situation to a…

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