Penticton & South Okanagan News
Is Crime Stoppers at risk?
Al Sismey, regional Crime Stoppers coordinator for the South Okanagan Similkameen area, presented the 2013 Crime Stoppers year end report at the recent Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board meeting.
Among the items he focused on were Crime Stoppers' efforts in 2013, the fact it is a community program, not a police program, the number of tips received in 2013, and its future.
The latter was touched on when Penticton Mayor Garry Litke, also a board director, asked if the program was at risk.
To which Sismey responded he understood it was, with the police wanting his position remarried with crime prevention.
Further information on what's next is expected to be provided in a presentation by Penticton RCMP Inspector Kevin Hewco at the next RDOS meeting on March 20.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Penticton / S. Okanagan News
- Man sentenced for targeting kidsKelowna - 3:00 pm
- Student stabbed to deathCanada - 2:02 pm
- Scams plague OkanaganVernon / N. Okanagan - 2:14 pm
- Scam man has 44 convictionsKelowna - 11:51 am
Town of Oliver
Town of Osoyoos
Town of Keremeos
Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen
Penticton & Wine Country Chamber
Penticton Discussion Forum
District of Summerland
Summerland Chamber & Tourism
School District 67 - Okanagan Skaha
School District 53 - Okanagan Similkameen
Okanagan Regional Library
Township of Hedley