Yes, both the Special Constables, and the Police Constables receive on-going training throughout the year. They need to know the most up to date information and laws when performing their duties. Some of the ongoing training that they do throughout the year includes in the following: firearms training, taser requalification, BLOCK training, sex offender registry training, etc. The Police Constables are also allowed to attend special interest courses offered through the Ontario Police College, and Canadian Police College throughout the year.
Do First Nation Police Services have the authority to enforce laws on the highways and areas off the First Nations?
Yes, all First Nation Police Constables have the same authorities as any Police Constable appointed for the Province of Ontario.
As of January 1, 2023, the total number of employees (uniform and civilian support) is 39. This number includes the Chief of Police, Staff Sergeant/Director of Operations, 1 Detective Sergeant, 2 Sergeants, 2 A/Sergeants, 2 Detective Constables, 1 Court Officer, 12 Police Officers, 4 Special Constables, and 2 Recruit-Constables. For civilian support, the Service employs (10) a Director of Corporate Services, Executive Assistant, Finance Administrator, Human Resource Administrator, Social Navigator, Community Mobilization Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Court & Records Administrator, Crime & Intelligence Analyst, and Maintenance/Custodian. Guards are employed on an on-call basis only, and they are not included in the staff totals.
The discussions are currently at the preliminary phase on this issue at the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service Commission level.
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United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin.