RCMP choose Alberni depot-camp candidates

Eleven Grade 11-12 students from Alberni District Secondary School have been chosen to attend and RCMP depot camp this summer.

Port Alberni RCMP have identified and interviewed 11 individuals and have booked them—into their Mountie camp this summer.

The group was chosen from a large pool of candidates from Grades 11–12 at Alberni District Secondary School, said Port Alberni RCMP Cpl. Jen Allan.

The students were put through rigorous physical testing as well as interviews that narrowed down the pool of candidates. In the end there were 11: eight males and three females.

The camp runs from July 2–5 and will be at the Black Sheep Rugby Club facility on Argyle Street.

Students will live together at a local facility and will undergo training similar to that at the RCMP depot in Regina, Sask. Students will also be exposed to the types of work done by different sections of the RCMP.

The RCMP is underwriting the tab for the project this year out of the community policing budget, and students will be provided with

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

B.C. salmon farms challenge activists’ demands for site closures

News reporting also unfair, inaccurate and distorted

ALBERNI GOLF: Van Lent gets hole in one

Next Sunday, Oct. 4 will be the windup for Sunday morning golf for this crazy year of 2020

EDITORIAL: Election forces change, uncertainty for Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding

The Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding is heading into a snap election at a time when we least need it.

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs prepare for unusual 2020-21 season

Questions remain about funding, fans in seats at the Alberni Valley Multiplex

B.C. counts 125 new COVID-19 cases, up to 1,284 active

No new deaths or health care facility outbreaks

Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

Health Canada approved the BCube test from Hyris Ltd. in the United Kingdom Sept. 23

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

6 puppies rescued in mass seizure on Princeton farm die from illness: BC SPCA

Of the 97 distressed horses, cats and dogs seized, most of the puppies suffered from parvo

Action demanded over death of First Nations youth in Abbotsford group home

Family and Indigenous organizations push for thorough investigation

U.S. boater fined $1,000 for violation of Quarantine Act

49-year-old man entered Canada to visit girlfriend in Surrey

More sex abuse charges laid against B.C. man who went by ‘Doctor Ray Gaglardi’

Investigators now focussing efforts on alleged victims within the Glad Tidings Church community

Most Read