For the week of July 5 through July 11, 2021, the Beaumont RCMP responded to 63 calls for service. Some of the calls for service included Assault, Assist General Public, Unlawfully in a Dwelling, Breach of Peace, Criminal Harassment, Dangerous Driving, Disturbing the Peace, Family Relations Act, Fraud, Mental Health Act, Mischief, Theft under $5,000, Missing persons, Traffic Collisions, Impaired Operation, and Uttering Threats.
The Beaumont RCMP conducted 11 traffic stops, resulting in three charges under the Traffic Safety Act.
Ten Principles of Crime Prevention: Target hardening, Target removal, Reducing the means, Reducing the payoff, Access control, Surveillance, Environmental change, Rule setting, Increase the chances of being caught, and deflecting offenders. Put yourself in an offender’s shoes, identify the vulnerable areas on your premise. West Yorkshire police in the UK has been using these principles for years.
Beaumont residents are encouraged to view the RCMP Crime Mapping tool and can access the map through the City of Beaumont’s website at https://www.beaumont.ab.ca/532/Beaumont-RCMP-Crime-Map.
The Beaumont RCMP encourages the public to report all criminal and suspicious activity. In case of an emergency, call 911, for non-urgent reports call the Beaumont RCMP Detachment complaint line 780-929-7400. Your report helps us know where to look, who to look for and where to patrol in the future.