AlgomaU, police service partner up to SHIFT Indigenous relations

October 30, 2018

Algoma University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sault Ste Marie Police Service for a new training program that aims to build relationships between police and the Indigenous community. An AlgomaU releases states that local elders and community members will supervise the program, called Shifting Indigenous Frontline Tactics (SHIFT). “The Sault Ste Marie Police Service is eager to continue working with our partners in the Indigenous community and at Algoma University on this new and exciting learning opportunity,” said Deputy Chief Sean Sparling. AlgomaU adds that it will facilitate the ongoing development of SHIFT’s curriculum in consultation with its Indigenous partners. AlgomaU