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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 the law 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, we create a strong awareness, expand law presence and help reduce crime.




Take the Step to Prevent Crime

1.Find a Chapter Near You

There are already a number of 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.

3.Prevent and Reduce Crime

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




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Top Senior Scams

Top Senior Scams

May 06, 2021

Fraud continues to be one of the leading forms of crime in Canada. In 2020, there were 42,000 reported cases with over $100 millions dollars in losses. Unfortunately, 90% of fraud is perpetrated by family and caregivers exploiting seniors.

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Vehicle Anti-Theft Campaign

Vehicle Anti-Theft Campaign

April 29, 2021

Auto theft can happen at any time. A stolen vehicle causes a lot of stress and inconvenience to the victims. Approximately 200 cars are stolen per day in Canada.

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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

April 22, 2021

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a set of principles around property design to deter criminal activity. The goal of CPTED is to reduce the opportunities for crime to occur.

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