An officer in Red Serge patrols White Rock beach on horseback during one of the detachment's annual Mountie-on-the-beach events.

Summer beach patrol returns to White Rock

White Rock residents and other beach-goers can expect to see an increased police presence along the waterfront

White Rock residents and other beach-goers can expect to see an increased police presence along the waterfront as the summer weather approaches.

With the onset of warmer weather – and the larger crowds that come with it – White Rock RCMP will increase enforcement along the White Rock promenade, the beach and Marine Drive throughout the summer months.

As well, the city’s tradition of having a mountie in the traditional Red Serge on the promenade will also return; on several dates throughout the summer, RCMP members in the traditional red uniform will make foot patrols between the 14400- and 15600-block of Marine Drive.

The first Red Serge date was Sunday, and others are July 3, 17 and 31, and Aug. 14 and 28.

“This is a unique opportunity in a beautiful setting for residents and tourists to take photos and interact with our local police force,” White Rock RCMP stated in a news release last week.

 

Just Posted

VIDEO: Surrey Vaisakhi Parade floods Newton streets

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the annual event

Setting the stage for emerging performers

Variety fundraiser and ongoing open-mics showcase local talent

VAISAKHI EXPLAINED: Founding of the Khalsa was a seminal event in Sikh history

There are five K’s – articles of faith – worn by baptized Sikhs

Four Surrey students head to New Brunswick for Canada-wide science fair

Three projects move to nationals following regional fair at KPU

Man ‘seriously’ injured in crash after driving wrong way on Highway 17: Surrey RCMP

Police say the sedan hit a transport truck, then another car

Dashcam captures close call between minivan, taxi at busy Vancouver intersection

To make the footage more nerve-wracking, a pedestrian can be seen standing at the corner

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Global Affairs warns Canadians in Sri Lanka there could be more attacks

A series of bomb blasts killed at least 207 people and injured hundreds more

VIDEO: Fan support almost deafening as Giants take Game 2 in finals

Vancouver G-Men cap comeback with thrilling third period to beat Spokane 4-2 on home ice in Langley

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Deck collapses in Langley during celebration, 35 people injured

Emergency responders rushed to the Langley home

B.C. mom wages battle to get back four kids taken from her in Egypt

Sara Lessing of Mission has help from Abbotsford law firm

VIDEO: Fire guts Peachland home

Crews are still on scene pumping water onto the blaze in the Okanagan neighbourhood

Most Read

l -->