Frustration and fear are only two words to describe how rural homeowners are feeling when it comes to the increasing number of rural crimes in the region. The Director of Raven Crimewatch in Red Deer County is encouraging rural landowners to write a letter to Alberta's Minister of Justice & Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley to get the government's attention on this growing issue.
Initiative Underway To Draw Attention To Rural Crime
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