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Webcast Roundtable: Police Oversight, Supervision and Accountability

September 14, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Primary site location:

Dartmouth Hilton Hotel
101 Wyse Rd
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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  • Roundtable: Police Oversight, Supervision and Accountability
    • Members include:
      • Dr. Holly Campeau: Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Alberta, specializing in the intersection between criminology, cultural sociology and sociology of law.
      • Dr. Benjamin Goold: Professor at the Allard School of Law and holds degrees in law and economics from the University of Tasmania, as well as a BCL and doctorate from the University of Oxford.
      • Ms. Jihyun Kwon: PhD Candidate in Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto.
      • Ms. Michelaine Lahaie: Appointed as Chairperson of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP on January 2, 2019. 
      • Dr. Bethan Loftus: Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Bangor University.
      • Professor Kent Roach: Professor of Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
      • Dr. Kanika Samuels-Wortley: Assistant Professor at Toronto Metropolitan University and Visiting Fellow at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at Australian National University.
    • Participant Representatives - Afternoon Session 
      • Ms. Emma Arnold, Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia - Nominated by: Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia
      • A/Comm Alfredo Bangloy, Director, National Conduct Management Section - Nominated by: RCMP
      • S/Sgt. Wes Blair, EMRO, H Division RCMP - Nominated by: RCMP
      • Mr. Luc Cote, Team Commander, Serious Incident Response Team - Nominated by: SiRT
      • Ms. Hayley Crichton, Executive Director, Public Safety and Security Division - Nominated by: Department of Justice Canada
      • Ms. Kristina Fifield, Trauma Therapist, Avalon Centre - Nominated by: Gender Coalition (Avalon Sexual Assault Centre, LEAF and Wellness Within)
      • Ms. Joanne Gibb, Senior Director of Strategic Operations and Policy, Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP - Nominated by: Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP
      • Ms. Meghan McDermott, Policy Director - Nominated by: BC Civil Liberties Association & East Coast Prison Justice Society
      • Supt Corry Pyne, Professional Responsibility Officer - Nominated by: RCMP
      • Ms. Melinda Sellers, Senior Advisor, Policy Development - Nominated by: Public Safety Canada
      • Ms. Emily Stewart, Executive Director of Third Place - Nominated by: THANS/WSC/Be The Peace
      • Commissioner Lindell Smith, Board Chair, The Board of Police Commissioners - Nominated by: Halifax Regional Municipality
      • Ms. Julie Thompson, Director General Policing Policy Directorate - Nominated by: Public Safety Canada

Visit the Roundtables webpage to learn more about the core themes of the roundtables and the members participating.


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  • To learn more about the Commission's third and final phase of work, visit the frequently asked questions page.
  • All timing, agendas, format and schedules are subject to change and will be updated here as required.


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