How rural Alberta is dealing with growing crime rates

The Homestretch

Alberta's Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley announced $10M this morning as part of the government's new plan to target rural crime. The province will hire 39 new RCMP officers and 40 civilian support staff. It will spend $2M to hire more crown prosecutors. It will also focus on catching repeat offenders. Suzanne Oel is the president of the High Country Rural Crime Watch Association, which covers the area from Turner Valley to Priddis. Oel spoke with host Doug Dirks.

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