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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -------WednosJay, April 19, 197S THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 A police constable's beat work is never done By LARRY 11KNNKTT 'llei-alil Slnir Writer For the first ilireo of four years of duly willi the Lelh- bridge City police, ;i new con- stable is iissignixl to walk a beat in a commercial .section of Ihc cily. Four areas of the; cily have been designated as boats. Each area is patrolled on foot by o lonu constable with a two-way radio. There are Ihruo from midnight to 8 a.m., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to midnight. To cover each boat, n con- stable must walk from 10 to 20 miles. Other areas of Ihc cily are covered random patrols made by three police cars. Traffic patrols run nightly until 2 a.m., and resume again after (3 a.m. Four traffic patrol cars are used. COMMUNICATIONS HoDil commnnicHlinn is important to the smooth function ol cily police 'work. Const abk> Mike HnlinL is shown recriving a call on his police wnlkcc-t alkie, to investi- gate n fight. lie was in a rear hnscment entry of a downtown store when he got I tie call, chocking lo sec Mini doors worn lock- ed ami there were no sns- ipicious loiterers in Ine vicinily. The most hazardous, de- idinr? and lonely of the hreo sbilts begins yi midnight. The following is a IOR of a typ- cal Si'.lurday midnight slufl, witli the beat eonslahlc uccom- janied by The Herald. p.m. Friday Inspec- lon ami briefing of the niglil shift. Constables' uniforms arc nspccted for proper equip- ment ami appearance. Duly as- signments are made before each shjft at the inspection. Midnight Frhlay Left to start heal. .1.111. Saturday Coti- stablc radioed to return lo sta- .ion to study pictures and des- criptious of persons believed :o be Sn vicinity and expected Lo cause trouble. a.m. Relumed to heat and checking doors in lanes of west heat. a.m. Alerted (o re- spond to fijflit at l.ethbridge Friendship Centre while inves- tigating open boiler room door at old Sann Slore, 322 5Lh SI. S. a.m. Met by patrol ear ol und of lane and proceed- ed lo Friendship Cenlre. Police car No. 3 already there, fight over. No arrests made. a.m. While in pEitro1 car. received radio call to re- spond to complaint of familj dispute, couple fighting yard at 720 !2lJi St. C N. Cor hvo already there on our arri- val. a.m. Answered com plaint about unwanted guesta at Castlo Apartments, 219 2nd Avc. S. Two men asked to oavo, no arrests made. a.m. Doors chocked OD 5th St. a.m. Complaint ans- wered at Fischer's Boarding louse, 322 3rd Avo. S. Woman arrested and charged, with jcing drunk and Illegal posses- sion of alcohol. She attempted o bottle in cor called lo lake her to station. si.in. Woman token Lo city police cells, bottle of alco- 10! labeled as evidence and we returned to beat. a.m. Drunken woman discovered at the corner of 3rd Avc. and 5th SI. S. Police car called to transport her back to the station to be locked up. 2 a.m. Polce cur arrives, woman IMS attempted to be- come violent and escape, hut ts too drunk to succeed, She has become, excessively abu- sive in her language. Consta- ble calmed her down and got her to got in car. a.m. Woman finally ar- rested, and locked up for the night. W e returned to beat Buildings nenr Scenic Drive checked. a.m. Man walking alone stopped nnd checked, name taken constable ex- plained a list of names was kept to keep track of who had been in the area in the early morning, in case a crime was reported. ...and Peoples makes it more meaningful for the whole family. Why is this ad appearing 3 weeks early? Peoples custom crafts every Family Ring. And it takes ap- proximately 3 weeks from dale of order to deliver her very own, very unique Family Ring. Order now and have her Family Ring in time for Molher's Day. CAROL born in May. Emerald is her birlhslone. i JAMIE was born in January. His birthstone is red Garnet. Each Family nlng Is cuslorn set, so each one is diflcrenl. 10 ki. gold Family Ring available with 2 1o 6 o stones, from......... L- flrms, nlxlotnun, hips, 1 iinMi'S jn-l re-turn tlio no trouble at all und little. Just to ygur drugston and ask fur Nunisi. 1'our lliis into r A pint bottle ;im] iitlrt Rrapefriiil juice (n Uic Ix.lLle. two Lablespoon.Erul Lwirp day AS needed and fellow the; Naran Reducing If your Hrat purchafi'.1 docs not you n simple easy wi.y vour money v.bo linvi- IricJ hi ini; brick nl- 9 1 I M I :-i -i I lose, bulky Tal and help regain 1 yoiilhfuJ B BB n n il price ful NiHr. liow il PP.- how niucli bc( I er yon M nrtr ivli ve, find active. ACME TiLEVSSION LTD. 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