Constable Cst. Harvinder Singh Dhami  in red serge RCMP uniform

Strathcona County mourns the loss of Constable Dhami, who lost his life in the line of duty on April 10, 2023.

The RCMP Regimental Funeral for Cst. Harvinder Singh Dhami will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2023. Due to the large number of mourners, access to the funeral service inside of Millennium Place will be restricted to invited family members, friends and first responders.

Regimental funeral timeline *The procession and funeral will be live-streamed via Alberta RCMP Youtube channel

  • 10 a.m.
    Funeral Procession begins from Bethel Lutheran Church
    Address: 298 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park View map.
    View the procession route map.

    Please note parking at Bethel Lutheran Church, Bethel Transit Terminal and Millennium Place is restricted to law enforcement and invited participants only.
     
  • 11:30 a.m
    Invited guests only.
    Regimental Funeral service begins at Millennium Place. 

    Please note: this service is not open to the public attending in-person. Live-streaming of the procession and funeral will be available on the Alberta RCMP YouTube channel.
     
  • 1:30 p.m.
    Regimental Funeral service ends.

 

Community support

The community is invited to show their support for Cst. Dhami’s friends, family and colleagues in the following ways:

Members of the public are welcome to line the funeral procession route to pay their respects.

Parking

Please note parking at Bethel Lutheran Church, Bethel Transit Terminal and Millennium Place is restricted to law enforcement and invited participants only. 

The public is encouraged to park at Centennial Park and proceed to the west and south trails to Lakeland Dr to view the march. The short walk is minutes from Lakeland Dr and will provide easy viewing access.

Maps

Trail access to Millennium Place will be closed to the public. County staff will be on hand to direct pedestrians.

Procession route

Other ways to pay respect and support the family

  • Watch the feed of the Regimental procession and funeral service on the Alberta RCMP YouTube channel.
  • Watch the live stream from 9:30 am - 2 p.m. at the Community Centre’s Agora, in Sherwood Park. View map.
  • Send messages of condolences to
    RCMP.Condolences-Condoleances.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
  • Cst. Dhami believed in service to the community and was a big supporter of the Meals on Wheels program. The family has asked, in lieu of flowers, for the members of the public to support their local Meals on Wheels program.
  • A GoFundMe has also been set up by the National Police Federation Benevolent Foundation, in partnership with the National Police Federation, for the family of Cst. Dhami.

The Alberta RCMP would like to thank everyone for all the messages of condolences received from across Canada.


Millennium Place closed to the public on April 20

Millennium Place, and its parking lot, will be closed to the public from 5 a.m. until 6 p.m. on April 20, as it hosts the Regimental Funeral for Cst. Dhami. The Running Room and The Bridge will also be closed during this time.

Visit strathcona.ca/recCentre for other available recreation options.


Road closures and transit detours

April 20 road closures:

  • Lakeland Drive from Sherwood Drive to Broadmoor –7 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Bethel Way from Bethel Drive to Lakeland Drive – 7 a.m.– 12 p.m.
  • Premier Way from Lakeland Drive to Prairie Drive - 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Transit detours are in place for route 420 and 432. Please visit the transit detour webpage for more information.


RCMP and Enforcement Services front counter closure

The RCMP and Enforcement Services front reception desk will be closed from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in honour of the Regimental procession and funeral. The public can access help using the after-hours public phone in the front door of the detachment.

For emergencies, please call 9-1-1.


Mental health support

Please reach out to Family and Community Services at 780-464-4044 if you are struggling or need to talk.

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Last updated: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
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