Ekkel named 'crime-stopper' of the year

Must Read

Wilkinson aims to be B.C. premier after cabinet role, working as doctor and lawyer

VANCOUVER — Former cabinet colleague Bill Bennett warns anyone verbally sparring with B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson to be...

A QuickSketch of British Columbia Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson

A sketch of Andrew Wilkinson, leader of British Columbia's Liberal party:  Age: 63.   Family: Married to Barbara Grantham. They have...

Dan Davies officially kicks-off reelection campaign

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Incumbent Peace River North MLA Dan Davies officially kicked-off his re-election campaign on Friday...

By Adam Reaburn


Fort St. John’s Crime Stoppers Co-ordinator, Rick Ekkel, has been named co-ordinator of the year at Crime Stoppers’ annual provincial conference.

- Advertisement -

The locally-run Crime Stoppers branch helps police to solve crimes through cash rewards. As a volunteer co-ordinator, Ekkel was honoured by the nomination.

[asset|aid=2894|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=94a4126c8617a3545f6c1b75ba1220b5-Ekkel – 1_1_Pub.mp3]

In the past year, Crime Stoppers in Fort St. John has grown to now include a number of the communities in Northeastern B.C. and changed its name to Northeast BC Crimestoppers.

As a volunteer organization, Ekkel runs the day-to-day operations of the organization.

[asset|aid=2895|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=94a4126c8617a3545f6c1b75ba1220b5-Ekkel – 2_1_Pub.mp3]

In the past year, tips to Crime Stoppers locally have increased, especially online. Crime Stoppers has created an online form for information that is safe and secure, so the identity of tipsters remains anonymous. Anyone with a tip is asked to call 1-877-222-8477 or visit www.crimestoppersnebc.ca

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest news delivered to your mailbox every morning.

More Articles Like This