Program to take away gangsters from bars and eating places in Kelowna – Okanagan

Kelowna RCMP will be running its Prohibited Patronage Policy (IPP) program for the eighth consecutive summer this summer.

The program began eight years ago and has been extremely successful in keeping the community safe from organized criminal elements, according to police.

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“The Kelowna RCMP started this program in 2013/2014 and we look forward to participating in the IPP program for another summer,” said Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance.

The program gives RCMP officers the authority under the BC Trespass Act to escort unauthorized customers, such as restaurants and hotels, off the premises on behalf of the company.

The participation of companies is voluntary.

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RCMP said a patron may be considered ineligible if their lifestyle, associations, or activities pose a public safety risk.

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According to the RCMP, the criteria for inadmissibility under the IPP program are:

  • Organized Crime and a Gang Member;
  • Known employees of organized crime or gangs;
  • Involved in drug trafficking through conviction or other police database;
  • History of violent criminal activity;
  • History of the gun crime.

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“Our officials are working closely with our partner companies to ensure that all banned customers are properly notified and that the company is in compliance with the BC Trespass Act,” said Kelowna RCMP Inspector McAndie. “Our goal with this program is that all customers in our local businesses feel safe, knowing that they are not at risk from ongoing criminal conflicts.”

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Companies interested in this program can contact the Kelowna Special Enforcement Team at [email protected] team

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