Crime Prevention Week includes barbecue

An action-packed barbecue and open doors at the RCMP detachment are two of the activities planned during Crime Prevention Week from May 12 to 18. The fun kicks off on May 11 when Mayor Morris Flewwelling declares Crime Prevention Week from May 12 to 18 in Red Deer. There will be some interactive fun including graffiti removal with the Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre, RCMP, Emergency Services, Neighbourhood Watch, Crime Stoppers, Citizens on Patrol and other groups.

An action-packed barbecue and open doors at the RCMP detachment are two of the activities planned during Crime Prevention Week from May 12 to 18.

The fun kicks off on May 11 when Mayor Morris Flewwelling declares Crime Prevention Week from May 12 to 18 in Red Deer.

There will be some interactive fun including graffiti removal with the Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre, RCMP, Emergency Services, Neighbourhood Watch, Crime Stoppers, Citizens on Patrol and other groups.

There will be graffiti removal demonstrations every half hour.

Graffiti wipes will be available for purchase.

A barbecue runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 47 Street and 51st Avenue (City Lot P9). Activities are free and food is available by donation to the Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre.

On May 13, the Red Deer RCMP detachment (4602 51st St.) will open its doors to the public from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Residents will have the chance to speak with RCMP officers and volunteers who work in the various programs including Victim Services, Search & Rescue and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

An open house is also planned at the Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre (108 4711 51st Ave.) is slated for May 15 from 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.