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Webcast Roundtable: Police Paraphernalia and Police Impersonators

April 27, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Primary site location:

Halifax Prince George Hotel
1725 Market St
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • Roundtable: Police Paraphernalia and Police Impersonators. 
    • Phil Bailey: Retired member of the Edmonton Police Service who commenced his 40-year policing career at the Atlantic Police Academy and New Glasgow Police Service.
    • Brian Carter: Representative of RCMP Veterans Nova Scotia.
    • Julia Cecchetto: Former Chief of Kentville Municipal Police Service and the former Chair of Nova Scotia Chiefs of Police.
    • Meaghan Daniel: Lawyer and “occasional academic”, focusing on social justice legal practice, various forms of state violence, civil rights and civil disobedience, and Indigenous legal traditions.
    • Ian Loader: Member of the Commission’s Research Advisory Board and Professor of Criminology at the University of Oxford.
Visit the Roundtables webpage to learn more about the core themes of the roundtables and the members participating.


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