The County Peace Officers operate under the authority of the Traffic Safety Act, sections of the Gaming and Liquor Act, and a number of other provincial government statutes and County bylaws.
The primary focus of the Peace Officers is traffic safety and preventing damage to County road infrastructure. The Peace Officers are responsible for:
- Protecting County road infrastructure
- Enforcing traffic infractions on County roads
- Coordinating the Emergency Response Plan and Emergency Operations Centre
- Providing information on legislation and County bylaws to industry, as well as the general public
- Providing enforcement services to local communities including Clive, Eckville, Bentley and Alix
- Inspecting properties for the Lacombe County Planning and Development Department
- Providing assistance to the RCMP, Lacombe Police Service, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Fish and Wildlife, and surrounding Counties when required or during a local disaster
Rural Crime Watch
Lacombe County Community Peace Officers work closely with rural crime watch groups operating within the County boundaries. To learn more about rural crime watch organizations and how to get involved, call 403-782-8959.
Lacombe County is pleased to offer ratepayers with property assessments as part of the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) program. Our International Crime Prevention Specialist, Peace Officer Brett Miller, is available to conduct site surveys on:
- residential properties
- agricultural properties
- commercial / industrial properties.
Remember: If you suspect criminal activity, please contact your local RCMP detachment or dial 9-11.