Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen RCMP badge.
An RCMP officer reported their wallet, containing their badge, was stolen July 24 between midnight and 5 a.m. from a vehicle parked in the 0-100 block of Fairbanks Street in Dartmouth.
Police remind members of the public that possession of police-issued equipment by the public is prohibited by law. Additionally, Nova Scotia’s Police Identity Management Act carries penalties for unlawful possession of police articles.
Anyone with information or who is in possession of the badge is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.