In its ongoing efforts to help build a vibrant downtown and support downtown businesses, the Edmonton Downtown Business Association announces the official launch of their Edmonton Downtown Night Patrol, a new initiative that aims to improve nighttime safety and support other public safety efforts through data collection.

Operating seven days a week from 12:30am to 8:30am, two Night Patrol vehicles comprised of a security professional from Backwoods Security and a peer support worker from Hiregood are conducting continuous mobile patrols of downtown streets, alleys, and public spaces. The first-year pilot phase of the initiative is being funded by the City of Edmonton under the Downtown Vibrancy Fund.

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