Antigonish RCMP member receives Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention

Posted on March 29, 2012

March 29, 2012, Antigonish, Nova Scotia… RCMP Constable Jennifer Arnold receives Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.

Individuals and businesses who make their communities safer were recognized on March 28th at the province’s Crime Prevention Symposium in Halifax. Justice Minister Ross Landry presented 14 Minister’s Awards for Leadership in Crime Prevention. RCMP Constable Jennifer Arnold, Antigonish RCMP, was one of two recipients for the policing category. The policing category award recipient was required to provide exemplary leadership in the area of crime prevention and/or who have worked in partnership with the community developing awareness and educational programs to foster safer communities and reduce the opportunities of crime.

“Constable Arnold has gained a reputation in the community as a leader,” says Sergeant Brian Rehill of the Antigonish RCMP. “Cst. Arnold has done an excellent job building bridges of trust between the RCMP and our community.” Constable Arnold has provided instrumental support to the Paq’tnkek First Nation’s Women Action Group who are working on family violence issues in their community and with Antigonish County youth. With her guidance, a multi-partner anti-violence school model was implemented in the Antigonish community of schools, building greater capacity for safe and peaceful schools.

Authority for release:
B.J.(Brian) REHILL, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-6500
(902)-863-5570 fax


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