Agenda - May 7th, 2020 (Day One)

   9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

   9:05

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

Chief of Police Robert A. Davis

 

 Inspector Jim Potts

 

   9:10

Keynote Address by Senator Murray Sinclair

  10:10

Refreshment Adjournment

  10:25

Building Relationships Within Communities

 

Chief of Police Robert A. Davis

 

 Inspector Jim Potts

 

  • Building relationships with elders
  • The "community constable" concept
  • Lack of services and access in remote, fly-in communities
  • The ethic of non-interference in Indigenous communities

 

  11:25

Keeping Indigenous Youth Out of the Criminal Justice System

 

Judge Barry D. Stuart

 

 Christle Moulton

 

  • Children's health and welfare
  • Foster care

 

  12:20  Lunch Adjournment
   1:30

Indigenous Recruiting and Retention

 

Inspector Dee Stewart

 

  • Recruiting and retaining Indigenous police officers
  • The National Indigenous Pre-Cadet Training Program
  • Challenges and barriers to recruiting

 

   2:30

Indigenous Policing Legal Issues: Legal Responses and Options for Conflict Management and Public Safety on Reserves
 

Kyle Friesen

 

  • Federal and provincial laws on reserves: police enforcement
  • Land codes on reserves: a new area of the law
  • Band Council Resolutions, By-Laws and Banishment the three "Bs"

 

   3:10

Refreshment Adjournment

   3:35 Indigenous Policing Legal Issues: Legal Responses and Options for Conflict Management and Public Safety on Reserves
 

Kyle Friesen

 

  • Removal of persons from residences: evictions and community safety
  • Public safety and protests: the right of everyone to peaceful lawful and safe protests

 

   4:25 Chairs' Closing Remarks for Day One
   4:30 Program Concludes for Day One

Agenda - May 8th, 2020 (Day Two)

   9:00

Chairs' Welcome to Day Two

   9:10

The Drug Crisis
 

ADM Brenda Butterworth-Carr

 

Chief of Police Robert A. Davis

 

Chief of Police Kyle Melting Tallow

 

 

  • Government programs not sufficiently consulting with or targeting Indigenous communities
  • Dealing with the drug crisis in large urban centres vs. rural reserves
  • Who has jurisdiction?

 

  10:10

Refreshment Adjournment

  10:25

Mental Health of Police Officers

 

Deputy Commissioner Stephen White

 

  • Dealing with growing number of PTSD cases
  • The added challenges of policing within your own community
  • Lack of resources

 

  11:25

Innovative Approaches to Policing

 

Chief of Police Dale McFee

 

  • Public safety
  • Maximizing police resources: visibility, presence and prevention

 

  12:25 Lunch Adjournment
   1:30 Indigenous Police Services
 

Chief of Police Kyle Melting Tallow

 

  • The First Nations Policing Program
  • Having your own law enforcement as key to self-determination
  • Why First Nations Policing needs to be an essential servcie
  • Lessons learned and steps forward

 

   2:30 Faculty Roundtable: What Does Reconciliation Mean From a Policing Perspective?
 

Moderated by:

Chief of Police Robert A. Davis and Inspector Jim Potts

 

   3:30 Chairs' Closing Remarks for Day Two
   3:34 Forum Concludes for Day Two