Rural Crime Watch provides resources and works with local RCMP, Fish and Wildlife officers, and other enforcement agencies to identify suspicious activity or unlawful activities, and to report these occurrences to the appropriate officers for enforcement.
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Upcoming Events & Meetings
    Unless stated otherwise, all ORCW meetings are held at 7:30 pm at the Mountain View County office on the last Wednesday of every other month.
    Unless stated otherwise, all Olds Community Policing meetings are held at 7 pm in the Town of Olds Council Chambers.

  • Rural Crime Watch Meetings
    • Security at Santa Claus Parade: November 25 - Olds Regional Exhibition has asked Rural Crime Watch Volunteers to act as Crossing Guards for the Parade
      • Arrive at 4pm to deliver barricades to areas identified on map shown here
      • Parade stars at 5pm and will wrap up by 6:30pm at the absolute latest
      • Pick-up barricades on trailer and deliver to ORE
      • Troy Aiken 403.586.2248 will be the ORE contact onsite

    • Legislature Presentation - On Monday, November 27 from 1 - 3 pm, the Raven Crimewatch will be presenting to the Alberta Legislative Assembly regarding rural crime. A huge block of seats have been reserved in the legislature gallery, and they ask friends and family, and other Rural Crime Watch members, to attend. Letters to Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley are also requested, with information provided in this Background Letter. As noted, buses from either Red Deer and/or Innisfail, will be available.
      • NOV 18 UPDATE: BUS BOOKED! - Red Deer County is providing bus transportation to the Edmonton Legislature for Nov 27. The buses will be leaving from the Crossroads church in Red Deer. This is the church next to the Red Deer County office on 32nd street (C&E Trail) in Red Deer. The buses will leave for Edmonton at 10:30 a.m. Please be assured that there is NO COST to us for this event. Details here

    • Next Meeting: November 29 - Agenda
      • Guest Speaker: Kathleen Windsor regarding an ORCW Facebook page.
      • Intrusion detection systems for fence lines and the benefits of CCTV and Perimeter Security Web based over view.
      • Please join us to discuss current crime trends and discuss solutions.
      • Everyone is welcome and memberships will be available.

    • 2017 Meeting Dates: November 29
      2018 Meeting Dates: January 31, March 28 (AGM), May 30, July 25, September 26, November 28

Olds Rural Crime Watch Meeting Minutes
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Jan 31
Mar 28 (AGM)
May 30
July 25
Sept 26
Nov 28
Nov 29
Sept 27
July 26
May 31
Mar 29
Nov 30
Sept 28
July 27
May 25
Mar 23
Jan 27
Nov 25
Sept 30
July 29
May 27
Mar 11
Yr in Review
Jan 7
Dec 4
Oct 29
Sept 30
Aug 26
June 11
Apr 30
Mar 6
Nov 21
Sept 11
July 7 (Exec)
Apr 2
Nov 19
Oct 22
May 17
Apr 19
Mar 14
Feb 22
Nov 9
Oct 11
Aug 23
May 17
Mar 15

Olds & District Community Policing Society Meeting Minutes

November 22
September 27
June 28, 2016
May 24, 2016New Executive elected for 2017-2018.
March 22, 2016
January 26, 2016

November 24, 2015
September 22, 2015
May 26, 2015 AGM
March 24, 2015
January 27, 2015

November 25, 2014
September 23, 2014
May 27, 2014
March 25, 2014
January 28, 2014

November 26, 2013
September 24, 2013
May 28, 2013 (AGM)
March 26, 2013
January 22, 2013

December 4, 2012
October 16, 2012
May 22, 2012
March 27, 2012
January 24, 2012

November 22, 2011
May 24, 2011
March 12, 2011 (Planning Workshop)

ORCW Newsletters

Fall 2012

Our History
Yvette Brideau, president of the Benalto Rural Crime Watch Society, nails a sign to a fencepost near the hamlet west of Sylvan Lake Alberta.Rural Crime Watch provides resources and reports occurrences of suspicious or unlawful activities to local RCMP, Fish & Wildlife officers, and other law enforcement agencies.

  • The Olds Rural Crime Watch Association incorporated in 1981.
  • Was also known as Range Patrol
  • First President: Garrett Funkhauser
  • First Secretary-Treasurer: Pat James
  • Was started to ward off fuel, livestock, grain and tool thefts from farms and equipment and other criminal activity

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