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Why don’t more Indigenous communities have locally-administered police service?
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Why don’t more Indigenous communities have locally-administered police service?

Inspector Clint Healy and Acting Sargeant Tim Daley are quick to say they feel they’re a part of the Tsuut’ina First Nation community.  Neither police officer is a member of the first nation. Daley is non-Indigenous and Healy is from nearby Siksika First Nation.  As members of the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service, however, Healy and Daley have worked in the community, south of Calgary, for years.“We’re at all the community events.  We’re  going to the funerals, helping with the funerals. We’re engaging the schools,” said Healy as he takes a Global National crew for a tour of the reserve.“I think that’s the benefit of having your own community police service,” Daley adds. “We’re all dedicated to being here and we’ve been here a long time. We know the community members and the commun...