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Superintendent Operational Suppor...

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Edmonton Police Service
9620 - 103A Avenue
Edmonton , Alberta T5H 0H7

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Media Releases, 3 July 2014 [cached]
Kevin Galvin of the EPS Operation Support Division, which oversees police helicopter operations.

Between January and end of March 2014, the average Air 1 response time has been 9.4 minutes, compared to 4 minutes during the same time in 2013.

Kevin Galvin, head of the ..., 1 Jan 2008 [cached]
Kevin Galvin, head of the Edmonton Police Service's Co-ordinated Crime Unit.
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"There's a group of young people who get involved with a business process that they think is the MTV lifestyle and they are not prepared for the violent end of it," Galvin warned.
Edmonton police approve hijab headscarf design for female officers | Islamophobia Today eNewspaper [cached]
"Regardless of race, culture, religion, or sexual orientation, it is important that anyone who has a calling to serve and protect Edmontonians, and passes the rigorous recruitment and police training standards, feel welcome and included in the EPS," said Kevin Galvin, EPS Superintendent representing the Chief's Muslim Community Liaison Committee in a release.
Kevin Galvin, head of the ..., 10 Dec 2007 [cached]
Kevin Galvin, head of the gang unit at the Edmonton Police Service, says officers started seeing central African refugees forming gangs about six years ago.
Historically, every new wave of immigrants has had problems with organized crime.Criminal elements tend to recruit within their own cultural communities.
In Edmonton's case, established central African groups in Eastern Canada have been found trying to set up branches here.They recruit as young as 15, and an increasing number of girls are getting involved as well, Galvin says.
Kevin Galvin of the ..., 7 Nov 2007 [cached]
Kevin Galvin of the Edmonton Police Service's organized crime unit.
"Some of the frictions that you see in relationships there may ripple out here because they are all interconnected," Galvin said Wednesday.
"We may see an increase in gang-related violence, we may see similar types of crimes being committed here that are now occurring in the Lower Mainland."
Galvin said intelligence reports shared by municipal police forces and the RCMP indicate there is growing friction between gangs over the lucrative illegal marijuana and cocaine markets.
Prices for high-grade pot known as B.C. bud, much of which is exported to the United States, have fallen to a point where competing criminal groups are fighting to maintain profits, he said.
Alberta's cash-rich booming economy has also created a huge demand for cocaine, much of which is brought in from B.C.
"This is a business issue that is erupting now," Galvin said.
In Edmonton alone more than 24 gangs are involved in the drug trade.
But there is a part of the gang life that is so discreet that it is very difficult for us to get in," Galvin said.
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