Safety patrol formed after violent crimes mark Yukon community

After violent crime changed their community, it was time to make positive changes.

That’s when Selkirk First Nation in the Yukon formed a Community Safety Officer Program.

The program sees safety officers patrol the streets, in conjunction with local RCMP.

Reporter / Whitehorse

Chris was born in Toronto but has lived all over Canada. He moved to the Yukon in 2009 where he lived and worked in Dawson City. Chris’s background is in radio broadcasting and he has worked with CFYT 106.9, CBC Yukon, and CHON FM as a host and show producer. Chris joined APTN News in May.