Resolution No. 2005-09-26
Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) -Winter Road Patrols
WHEREAS the safety and well being of Mushkegowuk First Nation individuals and family members utilizing the winter road for personal or business reasons have been compromised by other individuals under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and
WHEREAS it is the responsibility of the NAPS to ensure the safety and well being of our First Nation members through the acknowledgement and enforcement of existing First Nation anti-alcohol and antidrug by-laws including applicable provincial laws; and
WHEREAS it is the responsibility of individual First Nation members to actively support policing activities by personally participating, respecting and supporting law enforcement; and
WHEREAS an urgent need exists for increased law enforcement activities and patrol of the winter access road between Moosonee and Attawapiskat; and
WHEREAS the law enforcement activities include but are not limited to, random stopping and searching of vehicles for the seizure of alcohol and illegal drugs including laying of charges for operation of motorized vehicles while under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
Resolution No. 2005-09-26, Page 2
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chiefs in Assembly direct the Nishnawbe Aski Police Services to allocate the required resources to meet the demand for increased law enforcement activities and frequent patrols day and night (24 hours) on the winter access road between Moosonee and Attawapiskat;
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Chiefs in Assembly fully support the NAPS in securing the required financial resources from the provincial and federal governments to adequately meet the demand for increased policing services.
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