Aboriginal policing has always been a complex area of serious challenges. However, many leaders who work in this field, share a feeling that Aboriginal policing in 2011 has now “come of age”, that we are in the midst of important changes at the executive as well as the operational level, as inspiring individuals and unique approaches work to create significant, positive change in the face of extreme situations.

This forum gathers leading chiefs, officers, educators and government officials to focus on the core issues arising across the country in Aboriginal policing. You will come away not only with a comprehensive understanding of the major issues in the field of Aboriginal Policing today, but also inspired by current success stories, and equipped with practical solutions that work to break the cycle of violence and crime in First Nations communities.