For Immediate Release / March 20, 2020

RCMP - Safe Practices For Business & Community - COVID-19

St. Albert RCMP members are increasing their pro-active patrols through out business areas and in city neighbourhoods, while business owners & the community follow Alberta Health Services direction to work remotely at home, self isolate and/or social distancing.

While businesses are closed, owners should practice the following:

  • Keep storefront & sales area lights on
  • Keep exterior lights on
  • Turn off equipment (computers/photocopiers/kitchen appliances etc.)
  • Store flammables and combustibles in secure location
  • Keep cash register open & empty
  • Do not leave any cash on premises
  • Secure other valuables, if unable to take them out of the business
  • Secure all equipment and stock
  • Secure and lock all doors and windows
  • Turn on security system & security surveillance equipment

Home owners are encouraged to follow the #9PMRoutine to secure their residence, property and vehicle(s).

If anyone has information regarding any crime, they are asked to contact the St. Albert RCMP Detachment at 780-458-7700 or their local police.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play

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Last edited: March 20, 2020