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Purple ribbons on RCMP cars acknowledge victims of crime

Coquitlam RCMP Supt. Claude Wilcott ties a purple ribbon on a police car outside the detachment to mark National Victims of Crime Awareness Week
Coquitlam RCMP Supt. Claude Wilcott ties a purple ribbon on a police car outside the detachment to mark National Victims of Crime Awareness Week's Purple Ribbon Campaign.
— image credit: DIANE STRANDBERG/THE TRI-CITY NEWS

The RCMP and cities of Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam are raising awareness of victims of crime by tying purple ribbons on police cars.

At a special recognition event today, Thursday, Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart, PoCo Mayor Greg Moore, Supt. Claude Wilcott and victim services coordinator Tim Hall took part in a photo opportunity marking National Victims of Crime Awareness Week's purple ribbon campaign.

For more information about the awareness week, visit www.victimsweek.gc.ca.

 

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