When Gordon Earl, the previous Medicine Hat Police Chief, passed away suddenly in October of 2008, we as a service we wanted to find a way to celebrate his legacy in a manner that would honour Gord, his family and also bring value to the
Beyond the Badge
When I began my policing career in Calgary 22 years ago, I was trained by those who had policed in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
A career as a police officer can be immensely varied and rewarding. The daily working environment can vary from a patrol car, to the street conducting a foot patrol, riding a bike or working at the station on an assignment.
Nationally, the implementation and creation of supervised consumption sites for those who have addictions to opioid-based pharmaceuticals or illegal narcotics is on the rise.
The Medicine Hat Police Service is very excited to have an opportunity to communicate with the community we serve through “Beyond the Badge,” a new monthly column.