Québec First Nation police force needs help, resources

Québec First Nation police force underfunded.

Tom Fennario
APTN National News
Violent crime in Indigenous communities is more than 6 times that of the rest of Canada.

Yet many First Nation police forces say they are underfunded and working conditions are poor.

Things are no different for a police force in a small northern Québec community where drugs are starting to become a real problem.

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Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.