A new police chief, a commissioner back…time for policing to look ahead

Six Nations has a new police chief and deputy chief and it looks like the chair of the police commission is finally back in his seat after what has been a controversial month. With new leadership in place it will be an interesting time for policing services in the community. And a timely one. Indigenous policing services are in the spotlight country wide with national Indigenous leadership calling for change. But it’s not the kind of change that has sent protesters to the streets chanting defund the police. Indigenous leadership is demanding their police services be properly funded . The continued under funding threatens not only the safety of First Nation communities but the safety of the officers themselves in communities who actually have a police service and the safety…

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