THUNDER BAY – On Friday, May 4, 2018, Detective Constable Alana Morrison of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) was the recipient of The Law Enforcement Professional of the Year Award presented by the Ontario Women in Law Enforcement (OWLE).
Detective Alana Morrison was nominated for her work in pioneering and engineering the Survivor Assistance Support Program (SAS), a newly- established victim services unit. In addition to that, she continues her position as a Detective in the NAPS North West and Central Region Crime Units.
Detective Morrison was nominated by Nishnawbe Aski Police for her leadership and she was selected from all nominees to be recognized by the Ontario Women in Law Enforcement Advisory Council.
The Ontario Women in Law Enforcement Annual Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of Women in Law Enforcement across the province of Ontario.
Other award categories include Long Service Awards for 25 years, 30 years, 35 years and 40 years, Medal of Valour, Civilian Award of Achievement, Leadership, Mentoring, Community Service, Team Endeavours, Excellence in Performance, Law Enforcement Professional of the Year, Heritage Award and Presidential Award.