Giving a bit extra

Giving a bit extraPortage la Prairie RCMP Inspector Jarrid St. Pierre and School Liaison Officer Cst. Pam Ellis were just two of many Portage la Prairie RCMP employees to donate their time this Christmas season, in support of the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign. Twitter

New RCMP Inspector says community policing is teamwork

New RCMP Inspector says community policing is teamworkMickey Dumont/The Portage Citizen: As Chief of Police for the city of Portage la Prairie and the commander for the greater Central Plains detachment, Insp. Jarrid St. Pierre told the Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce/Rotary Club of Portage la Prairie Joint Luncheon Nov. 20, his vision for policing here is based on…

Manitoba RCMP lay several charges under the Cannabis Act

Manitoba RCMP lay several charges under the Cannabis ActThe Portage Citizen: It’s business as usual for Portage la Prairie RCMP following the legalization of pot in Canada earlier this month. “We have not had any issues and because we don’t have a dispensary yet, we don’t anticipate any complications under the new law,” says Portage RCMP Inspector      St. Pierre. Insp. St.…

Can’t paint community picture by numbers: RCMP

Can’t paint community picture by numbers: RCMPMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen Stats Can has its Crime Severity Index for measuring crime and the RCMP employ its own statisticians to analyze Canadian crime it says goes beyond the numbers in helping the national police force develop it policing programs. “We have our police reported statistics that our crime analysts use. Those are…