There’s a new face in Squamish. You may have seen him from one of his several posts along Highway 99, holding up a speed-reader.

Did you notice he’s made of metal posterboard?

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The two-dimensional recruit, known as Const. Scarecrow, joined the Squamish RCMP force two weeks ago to help enforce road safety on the highway and near schools.

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“The ultimate goal is to keep our roads safe,” Const. Gary Sidhu of Squamish Municipal Traffic said in a press release. “So far, public feedback of Const. Scarecrow has been overwhelmingly positive.”

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Const. Scarecrow began working during a pilot project in the province last year, and has since worked around the province and in Ontario.

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