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Alexa’s Team Members Honoured

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 3:07 PM

Members of Alexa’s Team  honoured  today in Prince George – photo submitted

Prince George, B.C. – It has become an annual event, honouring  the police officers who have  worked hard to  reduce the number of  impaired drivers on the roads in B.C.

Since  the program was  first launched in 2008,  the number of officers  who have been named to “Alexa’s Team” has grown from  26, to more than 2,000  RCMP and Municipal police officers in the Province. In order to be named to Alexa’s team, an officer must have removed at least 12 impaired drivers from the road either through  a Criminal Code Investigation, or a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition  during the previous year.

The project is named after Alexa Middelaer,  who was feeding a horse at the side of the road in Delta in 2008, when she was struck and killed by an impaired driver.

“Each year we are encouraged, inspired and respectful of the work  that these officers do to keep our roads and communities safe” said Alexa’s mother, Laurel Middelaer at the ceremony  held earlier today at Immaculate Conception School in Prince George.  ” To know that our daughter Alexa is a source of inspiration to these committed men and women is humbling and their dedication to go above and beyond is very meaningful to the Middelaer family.”

For the 6th straight year,  Constable Brian Davis of Prince George  was named to the All Star team.  Joining him  is Constable Kevin Cranmer of Quesnel. This is a special grouping of the top 25 law enforcement officers in B.C. who have taken the highest numbers of impaired drivers off the roads in B.C.

In all, the North District  RCMP  officers  removed 970 impaired drivers from  the roads  in 2016.


Well done! Thankyou! I just wish there was a way to get more police officers out on the roads catching more of them.

If you catch the same drunk driver three times in a year does it count as 1 or 3?

Good work, team.

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