It is not acceptable to shoot people for theft: RCMP

RCMP Cpl. Mel Zurevinsky speaks about the Rural Crime Watch program during a town hall meeting at the Agri-Park on Nov. 28.

Rural residents who attended a recent RCMP town hall meeting had one issue on their minds: how far can they go to protect themselves and their property from thieves? The answer that RCMP Staff Sgt. Jeff Comeau provided repeatedly is rural people can take steps that are “reasonable” to defend…