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This is Cst. Lindsey Campbell’s Story

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin

Lindsey is an Ojibwe from Little Saskatchewan First Nation in Manitoba. Although he’s lived away from his home territory for some time now, he still remembers the teachings that he learned while there. Lindsey completed Law Enforcement Training at the Northwest Law Enforcement Academy in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lindsey has excellent communication and relationship-building skills as well as good self-confidence. Positive peers and self-determination have made Cst. Campbell a good role model who likes to be positive and lead by example.

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This is Cst. Jayleen Beardy’s Story

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin

My name is Jayleen Beardy, I am from an isolated community called Bearskin Lake First Nation which is 429 km away from the nearest hub; Sioux Lookout. The story below is about my journey as a First Nation female becoming a Nishnawbe Aski Police Officer.
My education began at Michikan Lake school in Bearskin Lake, First Nation, until grade 8 when I transitioned to the city of Thunder Bay and attended Dennis Cromarty high school, where I received my high school diploma. While attending high school, I focused on the variety of opportunities from organizations in the City and at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School. I, like many others, faced various challenges in the process of my educational pursuit; however, the barriers that often tested my determination, helped me to become successful. Encouragement and support allowed success to blossom into graduation and my family shared in my success.

As a child, you are often asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?”, and as a teenager, the question lingers. Although some people don’t have an answer, for me, the choice was clear from an early age. Becoming a Police Officer was my dream. Currently, I am working with First Nation communities as a NAPS officer. The job description extends beyond being an officer of the law as many communities are faced with complex issues and a lack of resources. It is a privilege to develop healthy relationships with the men and women of the community and an honour to be a role model to First Nations youth. As an Oji-Cree woman, my traditional knowledge and customs have helped me become successful in my career as a police officer; in my role as a leader, and in my life as a mother.

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This is Cst. Jorden George’s story

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin

A member of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, Jorden received a Police Foundations Diploma from Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario. On a day-to-day basis, Jorden demonstrates respect for others, is self-motivated, completes his tasks and is very cooperative. A team player on and off the job, his choice of sport is baseball. Cst. George always has room in his day for youth and volunteerism and is a positive role model.

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