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Public invited to RCMP open house this week

Get an up-close look at patrol vehicles, an Explosive Disposals Unit robot and meet a police dog
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A photo of the RCMP logo on the door of their Burnside headquarters (Chris Halef/HalifaxToday.ca)

NEWS RELEASE
NOVA SCOTIA RCMP
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From May 12 to 18, the Nova Scotia RCMP will celebrate Police Week by providing Nova Scotians with a closer look at Canada's national police force. National Police Week began in 1970 as a way for police to connect with their communities and increase awareness about the services they provide. Community policing is at the heart of Police Week, it’s a great opportunity for members of the community to come together, meet their neighbours and connect with local police.

Fifth Annual Police Week RCMP Open House, May 16

Get an up-close look at patrol vehicles, an Explosive Disposals Unit robot and meet a police dog. There will be something for the entire family, including a free BBQ and a performance from the RCMP Pipes and Drums Band. Members with the following units will be there to provide information and demonstrations on some of the special equipment they use:

  • Police Dog Services
  • Community, Indigenous, Diversity Policing Services
  • Emergency Response Team
  • Underwater Recovery Team
  • Crime Stoppers
  • RCMP Veterans Association
  • RCMP Explosive Unit
  • Technical Crime Unit
  • TAC Troop
  • RCMP Pipes and Drums Band
  • Federal & Serious Organized Crime
  • Truth Verification Section
  • Recruiting
  • Traffic Services
  • Training Section
  • Stetson and Spurs Youth Program

May 16, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
RCMP Nova Scotia Headquarters
80 Garland Ave.
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

We hope you can join us for this free event and look forward to meeting you!
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