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Honour and privilege’ to be new Nishnawbe Aski Police Service Chief, says Roland Morrison – CBC

‘If you have it within you to dream and set goals for yourself,’ you can rise through ranks, says Morrison

Apr 12, 2019

The new chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS), serving 35 First Nations communities in northern Ontario, said it is a “real honour and an extreme privilege” to be named leader of the largest Indigenous force in Canada.

“When you’re a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) itself, it is an extreme honour, because I am from the territory that we police,” said Roland Morrison,

The member of the Chapleau Cree First Nation, who was born and raised in Moose Factory, is the first NAN recruit to rise through the ranks and take over the top job.

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