The City of Cold Lake has named its first Junior Investigator.
Matthew McKay collected all six Municipal Enforcement Officer trading cards, and traded them in to gain the title of Junior Investigator.
“Upon successful completion of his investigation, Matthew made contact with Municipal Enforcement to give us his report,” said Senior Community Peace Officer Ryan Deschamps.
McKay was then advised to come in to Headquarters, where he was presented with a Junior Investigator Certificate of Recognition, a high visibility Junior Investigator toque, and a Felix the Fox beanbag buddy, who is the sidekick of Peace Officer Pete.
The Junior Investigator program was introduced at the beginning of this school year to reach out to kids in the community in a positive and educational way.
While on patrol in school zones, Peace Officers and Bylaw Officers began to challenge kids to collect their trading card and track down the rest of the officers in the Municipal Enforcement Department. Once all of the officers have been contacted by a participant in the program, they can turn in all six trading cards and be named as a Junior Investigator.
“The program is a great opportunity for kids to interact with the Peace Officers and Bylaw Officers,” added Deschamps. “We’re here to help, and this way kids know who we are if they have questions about safety.”
The city congragulates Junior Investigator McKay on his completing his investigation.