You can find out more about what police and their partner agencies do at an upcoming event in Vernon.
The local RCMP will host an Emergency Services Showcase next Wednesday (October 3) at Polson Park.
“The showcase will run from 9:30 am – 11:30 am and will feature multiple units of the RCMP such as Air Services, Police Dog Services, ERT, various police vehicles and much more,” says Cst. Kelly Brett, RCMP spokesperson.
“Additional Emergency Service agencies that will be in attendance will include, the City of Vernon Fire Rescue, the BC Ambulance Service and Vernon Search and Rescue, along with our community partners, the City of Vernon Safe Community Unit, the City of Vernon RCMP Volunteers, the Restorative Justice Program and Crime Stoppers.”
A popular part of the showcase will likely be the Police Dog Services unit demonstrations which will take place at 10 am and 11 am.
“A showcase such as this is a great opportunity for all the Emergency Services and partners within our community to come together to educate the public on the vast services each provides,” says Brett. “We are excited to share with the public a piece of what keeps our communities safe, and we encourage everyone to attend and bring their questions with them. We look forward to meeting you!”