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Trusting Rural Homeowner Pays A Heavy Price

Darren Boyer, June 7 2022

A Parkland County resident is waiting for the justice system to go to work and help them after their vehicle was stolen at gunpoint on June 1. We are told two of the three criminals look like this The man on the left may have brown or red hair. One of these people may have their arm in a sling. There is a third criminal but it isn't clear what they...

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๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ! Places With The Highest Crime Rates

Darren Boyer, May 12 2022

๐—ฅ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น crime gets a lot of media and political attention. ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ป crime can be organized. There can be drug houses and all sorts of problems from people with addictions. Yet the worst place to live for crime isnโ€™t even close. ๐—ฆ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป๐˜€ across Alberta often have double the crime per resident of big cities and ๐Ÿด ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ or mor...

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Some BAD advice? DO NOT use these tips to protect your home against theft!

Darren Boyer, April 18 2022

This article provides theories that are supposed to prevent crime. The author writes โ€œAs we enter the spring and summer seasons, the Alberta RCMP want to urge homeowners to consider Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles when planning their home renovations and seasonal maintenance projects. โ€œ Our data says these ideas so...

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RCMP warn gas theft is booming and may get worse

Darren Boyer, April 14 2022

"Given the current price of gasoline, and the potential for prices to continue to rise throughout the spring and summer, we anticipate these thefts may continue.โ€ย  April 9, 2022 This recent article explains how common this kind of theft has become.ย ย https://westernstandardonline.com/2022/04/rcmp-say-gas-theft-is-booming/

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March Community Safety Score-Rural Leader

Darren Boyer, April 13 2022

The ratepayers in this region are enjoying living in one of the safest places in western Canada.ย  These results aren't by accident.ย  Here is a copy of the report sent to our partners in this region titled the Community Safety Report that shows how they did it. Below are the ten steps weโ€™ve seen as critical to impacting Community Safety.

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Predicting Your Home Safety in 10 Easy Steps

Darren Boyer, March 11 2022

In order to predict the safety level of your home and have you believe it as useful and accurate I need to provide some background information. These criteria came after reviewing thousands of property crimes and watching dozens of homeowners, non-profit organizations, elected officials and more wanting crime to be lower where they live but not cle...

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The Best Security System Stops Crime Before It Happens

Darren Boyer, February 9 2022

The best way to stop crime is with a home security system that works before crime happens. Criminals are very good at getting around simple security systems.ย  Despite 30% of homeowners having a doorbell camera, or some other simple security system, these homeowners are just as frequent victims of property crime as people without any home security...

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The Three Most Dangerous Cities in Alberta in January

Darren Boyer, February 4 2022

All Cities are not equal in safety.ย  Some have far less crime than others.ย  You were almost twice as likely to be robbed in the most dangerous City in Alberta than in one of the safer cities such as Spruce Grove in January.ย  We base this data on RCMP released crime statistics and make the rate on a per 1,000 resident basis so the size of the City d...

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If I were you Iโ€™d demand change. Enforceable today.

Darren Boyer, January 29 2022

Every month Iโ€™m fortunate to meet with as many as 20 people from across Canada in a group called โ€˜Changemakers for Crime Preventionโ€™. The members are a few police, some elected officials, crime prevention executives and some active volunteers. I shared with the members yesterday how a recent theft victim Iโ€™ll call Jane, wanted help and why her appr...

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The Three Most Dangerous Cities in Alberta in December

Darren Boyer, January 8 2022

High crime rates continued in Dec 2021. The worst City for crime had a crime rate that was over four times higher than Spruce Grove and Stony Plain, some of the safest cities we track. Red Deer and Sylvan Lake had the third highest amount of crimes per citizen. Red Deer was also one of the highest crime cities in October and November.

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