Local RCMP Officer honoured in receiving a National Award

Posted on October 2, 2017

An Antigonish County RCMP officer has won a national award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada. Constable Robert Kavanaugh was of two police officers presented with the Terry Ryan Memorial Award at a ceremony in Toronto recently. The national award remembers Constable Terry Ryan, a police officer who died in an alcohol-related two-car collision on his way from from a police function in Ontario.

Kavanaugh is being recognized for his efforts in reducing impaired driving. He trains officers in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. As a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor he educates officers to become experts in recognizing drug impairment. He also shares his knowledge to local groups and assisting with MADD Canada checkpoints.


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