Notifying citizens of stolen police uniforms
The Calgary Police Service (CPS) is seeking public assistance to locate Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) uniforms and an Edmonton Police Service (EPS) uniform that were stolen from a residence in northwest Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.
CPS investigators conducted an extensive search of the area and recovered some of the items reported stolen, however, have not yet recovered the police uniforms.
In the interest of public safety, CPS, Alberta RCMP and EPS are notifying citizens of these missing items.
RCMP operational items reported stolen include:
• Soft body armour
• RCMP duty belt containing no tools or ammunition
• Plain clothes firearm holster
• RCMP patrol jacket with fleece liner
• RCMP thin jacket
• RCMP parka
• Four RCMP duty shirts, long and short sleeved
• Five RCMP ball caps
• RCMP toque
• International RCMP uniform shirts, long and short sleeved
• A small SentrySafe
• Soft police duty bag
• Hard police duty bag
• Tactical fanny pack
• Various police patches and shoulder flashes
Images of many of the above items can be found on The City of Calgary Newsroom.
EPS non-operational items reported stolen include:
• EPS duty hat
• EPS dress uniform
Citizens are reminded that if they have a concern about an individual identifying themselves as a police officer, they can request to see the individual’s police badge and police photo identification card. Citizens can also call the police non-emergency number to verify an officer’s identity.
We also wish to notify the public that no firearm, ammunition, police radio equipment or police use of force options were stolen.
Anyone with information about this incident, or who may come across these items, is asked to contact CPS by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:
APP: P3 Tips
Media inquiries can also be directed to Alberta RCMP media contact Corporal Deanna Fontaine at 780-995-7310.