Placement of Rural Crime Watch Signs on Public Highways
Department: Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
WHEREAS the provincial government and SARM have been promoting the Rural Crime Watch program to provide new eyes and ears to the RCMP;
WHEREAS it has been proven that these organizations have helped the RCMP apprehend persons involved in criminal activities in the rural areas of the province;
WHEREAS Rural Crime Watch organizations need to make people aware that they are in an area where they are being watched by installing signs along highways and major roads;
WHEREAS Rural Crime Watch signs can only be installed along the back slope of provincial highways which does not make them as noticeable;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to allow Rural Crime Watch signs to be installed along the top edge of highways the same as the traffic guidance signs are.