Alberta RCMP, Fish and Wildlife, and County Peace Officers conduct joint forces operation at Buffalo Lake

Buffalo Lake, Alberta – On March 5, 2022 Bashaw RCMP along with Backfalds and Wetaskiwin RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit, Alberta Fish and Wildlife, and County Peace Officers from Stettler, Lacombe and Camrose, conducted a joint forces operation in the area of Buffalo lake. Officers set up checkstops at entry points to the lake and checked for a variety of items including impaired driving, vehicle safety, and fisheries violations.

Officers conducted 211 Mandatory Alcohol Screening tests.

As a result of their enforcement efforts officers issued:

· 8 violations under the Traffic Safety Act with approximately 15 warnings.

· 4 violations under the Alberta Fisheries act and regulations

· 6 violations under the Gaming Liquor and Cannabis Act

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“Joint operations between partner agencies allow officers to bring different specialties to one location and increase overall safety through education and enforcement efforts, “ says Cpl. Grant Glacier of the Bashaw RCMP.

Alberta RCMP

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