FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2010-02-08
Community Honours Sergeant Michael Leo
2010-02-08 - Sergeant Michael Leo of the Stl'atl'imx Tribal Police Service (STPS) was honoured by his home comminuty (Lil'wat Nation, Mount Currie Band) for over 20 years of service in peacekeeping and Law Enforcement.
Sergeant Michael Leo was recognized and honoured at the Ullus Community Complex in Mount Currie with speeches, drumming, dancing and hugs from the community.
Sgt. Leo originally started in 1988 as a Peacekeeper for the Stl'atl'imx Nation Communities and is currently in his 22nd year of service. He has been servicing the 10 communities within the STPS jurisdiction since the Stl'atl'imx Tribal Police Serivce became a designated police service in 1999.
For over 20 years Sgt. Leo has been an intergal part of the 10 Stl'atl'imx Nations served by the STPS and was recognized by the Lil'wat Community and the Mount Currie Band Chief & Council for the work he has done over the past two decades.