Your Resource to Take Action Against Crime

Rural crime rates remain high in Alberta, leaving communities on edge and overwhelmed. The Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association wants to help reduce crime in rural areas and to create a more thorough understanding and awareness of crime prevention and best safety practices. Protecting Alberta’s rural communities is a collective responsibility. The Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association provides opportunities and resources for citizens to take action in protecting what’s most important to them. Together with local RCMP detachments and community organizations, we create a strong awareness, expand law presence and help reduce crime.




Take the Steps to Prevent Criminal Activity

1.Find a Chapter Near You

There are already a number of Rural Crime Watch chapters established throughout Alberta. You can find a chapter near you, or even start a new chapter.

2.Gain Knowledge

The Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association provides you with the knowledge and tools to help you and your community prevent criminal activity.

3.Prevent and Reduce Crime

By collaborating with APRCWA and our partners, like the RCMP, you can prevent and in the long run, reduce crime to keep your rural community safe.




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