Prince Albert, Sask. – The Prince Albert Police Service newest Deputy Chief of Police was announced at City Hall today.
Jason Stonechild was officially appointed as Deputy Chief commencing today by Police Chief Jon Bergen.
Stonechild served as Acting Deputy Chief in 2018 and on the Service’s Executive Team in the role of Inspector since 2014.
The Deputy Chief role described as a “critical position for the professional police service” by Chief Bergen oversees many areas of the Service including its strategic and operational plans, change implementation within the Service, areas of Finance and Human Resources and strengthening community relations and partnerships.
Deputy Chief Stonechild has a 25-year career with the Prince Albert Police Service, working in almost every area of the Police Service and served as the Prince Albert Police Association president for over a decade.
Career accolades include:
- Senior Police Administration Course (SPAC) 2014
- 2016 Executive Development Course – led the mental health wellness change project the “Road to Mental Readiness” which has been shared internally and externally.
- 2017 received the Executive Deans Award for ‘Outstanding Performance’ from Charles Sturt University Master of Leadership Management (policing and security).