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Street Crimes Unit receives CPANB Certificate of Recognition

Today, the Fredericton Police Force Street Crimes Unit was awarded a Public Safety Certificate of Recognition from the Crime Prevention Association of New Brunswick. This year’s ceremony was held virtually, and members of the Street Crimes Team came together to accept the award.

In the Fall of 2019, our department was restructured, and one of the many changes included the creation of the Street Crime Team, comprised of seven officers:

  • Sgt. Mike MacLean
  • Det./Cst. Stefan Decourcey
  • Det./Cst. Shane Henderson
  • Det./Cst. Brad Bourque
  • Det./Cst. Riley Hughson
  • Det./Cst. David Beck
  • Det./Cst. John Kipping

The Street Crime Team proactively and reactively targets specific activities and crimes through intelligence-led and evidence-based policing. In just a few short months, the Street Crime Team was able to conduct outreach with over 50 businesses to identify and address issues, met with all Patrol Platoons to provide education and awareness presentations, proactively conducted traffic blitzes throughout the city, arrested prolific offenders to curb crime sprees, and recovered thousands of dollars of stolen property.

The Fredericton Street Crime Team has made a significant positive impact on the Fredericton community by being visible, following up on problems and trends, and acting proactively to address criminality in our city.

Public Safety Certificates of Recognition are awarded to individuals, community groups and organizations, businesses, police agencies and police officers who have made an outstanding contribution to the development, implementation, promotion, and/or enhancement of crime prevention and safe communities.