County of Stettler adds RCMP veteran to community peace officer ranks

County of Stettler has landed some experienced help as part of an expansion of its community peace officer ranks.

County of Stettler has landed some experienced help as part of an expansion of its community peace officer ranks.

The municipality announced recently that Terry Best will join its Protective Services Department, adding a third community peace officer. The position will include regular peace officer duties as well as being responsible for risk and emergency management.

Best is well known in the Stettler area, having served as an RCMP officer in the town for the past 18 years. Former Cpl. Best recently retired with just under 25 years in red serge. He began his county job last month.

County chief administrative officer Tim Fox welcomed the new arrival. “Terry is a familiar face throughout the county and we are very excited that he came on board.”