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UPDATE - missing woman located

UPDATE: Lethbridge Regional Police advise the public that Deborah Ollenberger has been located and is OK.

 Police thank the media and public for their assistance in this matter.

BACKGROUND - relased April 4, 2014
Lethbridge Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing 58 yr old Lethbridge woman.

Male and female charged with drug and weapons offences

Lethbridge Regional Police and members of the ALERT Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit seized a significant quantity of drugs, steroids, weapons and other proceeds of crime from a northside home earlier this week.On April 1 police executed a search warrant at a home along Lynx Terrace and recovered approximately 217 grams of cocaine, 54 grams of MDMA, 50 grams of methadone, 124 oxycodone pills, 474 vials of steroids, 2,460 steroid pills, a small quantity of marihuana, an assault rifle, shotgun, ammunition, three replica guns, drug paraphernalia and other unknown liquids and pills curr

Lethbridge Law Day showcase judicial system with fun, family-friendly activities

 Ever wonder what exactly goes on behind closed doors at the Lethbridge courthouse? Now’s your chance to find out – without needing a lawyer!

On Saturday, April 5, 2014 the Lethbridge Courthouse will open its doors to the public from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as part of Law Day. Law Day is an annual event to increase public awareness and foster a better understanding of the Canadian justice system. Admission to this fun, family-friendly event is free and everyone is welcome to attend the festivities.

Calgary firm selected to assist in the search for a new Chief of Police

The Lethbridge Regional Police Commission is pleased to announce Boyden Global Executive Search has been appointed to assist in the search for a new Chief of Police.

 Earlier this year Chief Tom McKenzie announced his retirement, prompting the Commission to begin the process to identify and hire his successor. A Request for Proposal (RFP) was subsequently issued and responses were received from a number of executive search firms. Following a comprehensive review of all the proposals Boyden Global Executive Search was selected and approved by the Commission.

Police, dispatchers and corrections officers cycling for a cause

 Members of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service, Lethbridge Public Safety Communications Centre and Lethbridge Correctional Centre, in partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run, are getting in gear to help raise money for Special Olympics.

 On Saturday, April 5, 2013 bicycles will be set up in the Park Place Mall near the SportChek entrance and teams will be riding constantly from 10 a.m. when the mall opens until 6 p.m. when it closes. There will also be bikes set up for local Special Olympians who will take turns riding alongside the officers.