Policing with First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples Committee


    The mandate of the Policing with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples Committee is to consider matters relating to sustainable policing services and enhanced public safety for  Canadian indigenous peoples and their communities.

    Strategic Priorities:

    1. Sustainability for policing with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

    2. Crime prevention, reduction, detection and investigation of all matters that specifically affect First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities.

    3. Build and sustain respectful partnerships, addressing social welfare issues to enhance First Nations, Métis and Inuit policing.

    Significant Accomplishments 2016/2017:

    • In response to the Government announcement on the pipelines, held discussions on police preparedness for large scale protests and continued situational awareness on protest events.
    • Held information sharing discussions on common challenges related to the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP), including recruitment, restorative justice, youth engagement and community wellness, and the drug crisis (fentanyl) in Indigenous communities.
    • Made status update presentations on the role of police agencies in supporting the MMIW Inquiry.

    Initiatives Planned 2017/2018:

    • Continued and ongoing engagement as it relates to MMIW.
    • Roll out best practices nationally on protest management.
    • Examine diversion from incarceration promising practices.