Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
W3 Wt UTHMtOOf HHMD IS Retired Mountie now trains youth for police jobs By.HERB I.KOG Herald Stall Writer Alter 22 years with the Eoyal Canadian Mounted PoSce, Ken Hiley finds himseH today in a position, where he can do more for the community and law enforcement than at any oilier time in his career. The former staff sergeant, who retired from Hie ECMP after a final six-year posting at Edmonton, is now head instruc- tor for the Lettibridge Commu- nity College law enforcement program. Mr. Hlley Is particularly proud ot the fact that Ms pro- gram was the to be esteb- rislKd in Western Canada. He's even more nleaeed with the results he IBS obtained from Iris students and the co- operation, extended by mem- of the Lethbridge City Police. "Wlule nvost of our students are from Alberta, there are several from each of the other three western provinces, and .some from Nova Scotia, the Yukon and he says. On duty Students in the second sesiv ester of the first-year course spend more--than 16 tours on actual police duly, side-by-side with a member of the city's police force. Mr. Riley, and co-inst.Victor Bob Harrison, also an RCMP veteran, claim their students would enjoy much less success if it wasn't for the co-operation of Lethbridge City PoSce. "You're explaining the department in college. Rather Mian just talk about police pro- cedure, they can see tt for therosolves. "We have four patrols kids can become involv- ed with: traffic, the complain! car, juvenile complaints and police office procedure. The busiest nights of the week are Thursday, Friday and Satur- day. "We try to get our students out on the busieM nights of ttw week. As a result, they become a little more sympathetic witti Hie problems police Mr. Hiley says. He says students, like mart average citizens, don't the continual turnntance witWu city that needs poJSce con- trol. Eya-operw "They're not anywhere near aware of it. They really have an eye-opener on these patrofa. They get a ttttle taste ot the at- titude the police have. 'We're quite pleased with (he nltilude of the police downtown toward otir students. Tlieir co- operation has been Mr. Ililcy says. He said ho lias always been Interested in police instruction, even while he served the force, imd believes there is a need for it. "On the average, the student who has been exposed to prac- tical experience during his Kludy is going to IK? happier at his Job when he joins a Mr. Uiley said, If a student decides police work, is not for him, Mr. says, the experience gained through personal contact with city police can be used ir other areas. "A lot of the material a stu- dent picks up here, in class and 'out on patrol, can be of use in other areas. Such things as human rights, public responsi- bility, citizenship are aU teamed through this law en- forcement be A night on patrol Continued on 18 law student Spencer Roberljon ond Bruneou memo to advertisers HOW MANY WNATS ARE YOU BUYING? Advertising costs are not based on number of eyes that see your message, the number of lingers turning these pagee, or the number of hats a reader at least they shouldn't be. Some media projections leave you guessing, though. We figure it Is the nose that counts-one customer. In fact, we feet accurate circulation figures are so Important to you that we have the Audit Bureau of Circulations do Iou r nose cou rttlng f or ue. ABC sets the standards. Their specialty-trained auditors do the counting. And they publish a report on ihe facts as they found them to be. Your assurance that you get full circulation value when you advertise in The Lethbridge Herald As a member of lhe Audit Bureau of Circulations, our cTrcutallon records end prno- licos ore subiecl to trio scrutiny of regular field audils and Iho discipline o! ABO determined standards.