Safety – Invest Medicine Hat


Medicine Hat is a safe, welcoming community.


The Medicine Hat Police Service works hard to keep Medicine Hat safe. Criminal activity in the city is continuing to trend downward, with a three percent decrease from 2013 to 2014. The MHPS offers a number of community support programs including victim assistance, safe families intervention and a number of programs designed to keep kids safe.


Medicine Hat’s Fire Services places particular importance on delivering a vibrant, energetic and effective community prevention and education program that focuses on Medicine Hat being a safe community. To achieve it’s goals, the Fire Service maintains a multi-million dollar inventory of equipment, administers a vibrant training program for its members and delivers a wide range of public services. It responds to an average of 1,200 calls per year including responses to Cypress County under a formalized fire protection agreement.