Stolen police gear, including uniforms, may be in the wrong hands, and police in Calgary and Edmonton want the public to know.
In a news release on Sunday, Calgary Police said the gear was stolen from a Northwest home on Saturday.
Investigators from the Calgary Police Service scoured the area and managed to recover some of the items that were reported stolen.
But they are still looking for the RCMP and Edmonton Police uniforms that were taken.
They insist that no firearms, ammunition, police radio equipment or police use of force substitutes were stolen.
RCMP operational items that have been reported theft include:
- soft body armor
- RCMP duty belt with no equipment or ammunition
- plainclothes shotgun holster
- RCMP Patrol Jacket with Fleece Liner
- rcmp thin jacket
- RCMP Park
- Four RCMP Duty Shirts, Long and Short Sleeved
- Five RCMP Ball Cap
- rcmp ring
- International RCMP Uniform Shirt, Long and Short Sleeved
- a small sentry safe
- soft police duty bag
- hard police duty bag
- tactical fanny pack
- Various police patches and shoulder flashes
Edmonton Police Service non-operational items reported theft include:
- eps duty cap
- eps dress uniform
More Images of Stolen Gear Available Here City of Calgary Newsroom.
Police say that if you have concerns about someone identifying themselves as an officer, you can request to see that person’s police badge and photo identity card, as well as to verify an officer’s identity. Police can call non-emergency numbers.
Anyone with information about this incident, or who may come across these items, is asked to contact CPS by calling the non-emergency number at or through 403-266-1234. crime Stoppers.