Working Together To Improve Policing – Blackburn News

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201836 Views

July 11, 2018

Aamjiwnaang First Nation and the Sarnia Police Service have updated their police agreement for the first time since 1989.

Band Council and the Police Services Board met for a special signing ceremony Tuesday.

Chief Joanne Rogers says refreshing the document was long overdue.

“I thought it would be a good idea to bring the city together with our community and review it, and we did sit down with former Chief Phil Nelson and former Deputy Chief Bob Farlow,” says Rogers. “We went through the agreement and I took it back to my council, reviewed it, and both agreed to sign it.”

She says they modernized language and quickly addressed a lack of representation from Aamjiwnaang on the police services board.

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