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Contact Community Peace Officer

* This is not an emergency service.  In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Lethbridge County Community Peace Officer (for issues within Lethbridge County only - the CPO does not handle complaints in the City of Lethbridge)

Telephone: (403) 915-6212

Lethbridge County's Community Peace Officer works a variety of shift schedules and patrols all areas of Lethbridge County.  Please note that the CPO is not a 911 emergency responder.  Should you need police services, the R.C.M.P are the police service/emergency responders for this region.  Dial 9-1-1 for the R.C.M.P.

The CPO is authorized to enforce all County Bylaws and a few Provincial Acts and Regulations including:

  • Traffic Safety Act- speeding, failing to stop at a stop sign, distracted driving, and other moving/non-moving violations under the Act
  • Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act- improper disposal or littering of waste on public or private lands and highways
  • Animal Protection Act- responding to animals that are abandoned or in distress
  • Highways Development and Protection Act

To report a problem electronically, please fill out the form below.

The personal information requested on this form is being collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. The information collected will be used for the purpose for which it was collected.  Lethbridge County staff may contact you for more information regarding your submission.  For further information about the collection and use of this information please contact Lethbridge County by e-mail (click the link to e-mail: Contact FOIP Coordinator) or call (403)328-5525.

Protection of County infrastructure is a primary focus for our CPO. Overweight commercial vehicles traveling on County roads and over County bridges can cause severe and costly damage to those transportation routes. Our CPO travels with portable scales for on-the-spot verification of commercial vehicle weight checks and will enforce all laws related to weights and measurements, load security, transportation of hazardous materials and commercial vehicle certification. 

It is important to be aware of current Road Bans while operating commercial vehicles within Lethbridge County.  Road Bans are posted at

If the Fire Hazard is high, Lethbridge County may impose a Fire Ban which automatically cancels all issued Fire Permits. Always check our website or the Alberta Fire Bans website ( before you burn to ensure no Fire Ban is in effect.

Burning while a Fire Ban is in place is an offence under Lethbridge County Bylaw #1423- Fire Ban and subject to fines by the Community Peace Officer.  To report an illegal burn during a Fire Ban, call the CPO at (403) 915-6212  or dial 9-1-1.

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Animal Control Complaint Lines


  • Community Peace Officer (for issues within Lethbridge County only - the CPO does not handle complaints in the City of Lethbridge)
    • Phone: (403) 915-6212 
    • Email
  • Animal Control Officer
    • Phone: (403) 320-4099
  • RCMP Complaint Line
    • Phone: (403) 732-4429
  • Alberta SPCA

Dog Control Regulations

The four principles under which the Dog Regulation and Control Bylaw has been developed are public safety, needs and enjoyment of dog owners, needs and enjoyment of non-dog owners and effective bylaw enforcement. Please refer to the Dog Regulation and Control Bylaw for more detailed information.

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