Kelowna RMCP say they’re ready for the anticipated rise in guests throughout the lovely climate months within the Okanagan.
“Turning our minds to the summer time, you’ll observe now we’ve got a totally staffed group security unit,” mentioned Supt. Kara Triance, at Kelowna’s metropolis council assembly on Monday night.
“As talked about all of these will probably be of their deployed areas of foot and bike patrol: crime discount, which is our downside residents crew, our psychological well being groups and our group policing unit.”
The Kelowna RCMP mentioned patrols will goal areas the place vacationers and guests are anticipated to flock to this summer time.
Triance says the detachment have allotted sources to their frontline patrols, pulling investigative officers and shifting them to patrol models.
Different measures Kelowna RCMP have taken for the summer time months:
- Paused coaching till after summer time months
- Restricted trip to assist established minimal resourcing on the frontline
- Ready for fast response crew shifts, funded by means of time beyond regulation pay
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