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Virtual town hall event with Lethbridge Police Service set for June 15th

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – You’re being invited to a virtual town hall meeting next week with the Lethbridge Police Service.

The event will feature LPS Chief Shahin Medizadeh and Rob vanSponson, the Chair of the Lethbridge Police Commission.

The Chief is expected to share information with residents on crime trends in the city, actions and initiatives being taken to reduce crime, and the role everyone can play in helping make Lethbridge a safer community.

The town hall will also provide opportunities for those impacted to engage with LPS  in a collaborative way, with a question and answer session at the end.

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In order to pose questions during the presentation, through the chat feature, the YouTube Live platform requires log-in prior to the start of the event.

The virtual town hall is set for next Tuesday, June 15th from 7:00 to 830 pm.  You can find a link to that meeting here: LPS Virtual Town Hall

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of New Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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