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Canada's biggest Indigenous police force has impeccable record

 

Last updated 8/6/2020 at 1:01pm

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Nishnawbe Aski Police Service is the largest Indigenous police service in Canada.

TORONTO, Ont.-According to Canadian Press, in its 26 years of existence, officers with Canada's largest Indigenous police force have never shot and killed anyone, nor has any officer died in the line of duty. The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) is proud of this record. The key difference from urban, non-Indigenous policing, insiders and observers say, is the relationship building between officers and the people they serve.

Part of the reason for developing those skills comes from the traditional lack of resources, Roland Morrison, chief of NAPS told Canadian Press. "In the past, you mi...



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