RCMP brass field questions over tensions between force and women

Despite concerns raised by community members following the arrest of a sexual assault victim last year, the commanding officer for the RCMP G Division says Mounties have a positive relationship with women and women’s groups in Yellowknife and throughout the territory. Chief Supt. Jamie Zettler, joined by Supt. Amanda Jones, the criminal operations officer at...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at editorial@nnsl.com.