MRC PONTIAC Dec. 9, 2020
Over the last year, local police have been doing their best to educate the public on various fraud schemes and cracking down on truckers flouting the law, according to the latest public safety report presented at the MRC council meeting on Nov. 25.
At the meeting, committee president and Rapides des Joachims Mayor Jim Gibson gave the highlights of the annual stats. In a follow up interview with THE EQUITY, he said that every year the mayors provide their priorities for law enforcement to police.
“Each year they ask us, all the municipalities, as to what we would like a priority for them to look for [during] the next year,” he said. “They take the majority, so the majority [for 2019/20] would have been the fraud, talking to seniors, and the trucks.
“The number one priority they had from the municipalities was . . .
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