Beyond the Badge

By: Medicine Hat Police Service

Beyond the Badge - Partnerships key to combating drug problems

October 5, 2017 - 10:38am

The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) has identified a concerning trend regarding the increased presence of methamphetamine and opioids in our community. Addictions to these highly addictive and dangerous drugs and the resulting criminal activity often associated to their consumption, including an increase in property crimes and vehicles thefts, has become a community issue.

Beyond the Badge - The Transformation of Policing In Medicine Hat

August 1, 2017 - 2:55pm

Throughout 2017, communities across the country are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation and looking back in wonderment as to how our society has changed and grown during this time. Although not as old as Canada, the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) has been serving this community since 1899. Policing has changed markedly since those early days, when we policed the community on foot and on horseback with nothing more than a notebook, a pencil and maybe a handgun.