Beyond the Badge

By: Medicine Hat Police Service

Beyond the Badge: Community consultation necessary before implementing supervised consumption sites

March 10, 2017 - 11:08pm Updated: March 13, 2017 - 10:15am

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. Larger municipalities are seeing an insurgence of opioid-based substance abuse, and have felt the impact of social issues surrounding intravenous users.

Beyond the Badge - Medicine Hat remains a safe city

February 8, 2017 - 10:08am

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. Through the column, we intend to provide some insight into community safety concerns and emerging issues andtrends from a law enforcement perspective. Each of our executive team members will take turns to provide updates from their areas of the police service.