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North Bay Police Service Honours Members at Awards Ceremony

May 13, 2022

On May 7, 2022, the North Bay Police Service recognized the exceptional work of its members at an awards ceremony.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Bay Police Service postponed its yearly promotion and awards ceremonies for 2020 and 2021. With public health restrictions now allowing larger gatherings, the Police Service held a formal ceremony to recognize members who had retired, been promoted and received recognition awards.


Awards and recipients include:


30 Years of Service

  • Sally O’HALLORAN, Dispatcher
  • Corry OUELLETTE, Dispatcher
  • Karen PENDERGAST, Clerk
  • Constable Gregory RANDALL (Retired)
  • Inspector Danny WEBBER (Retired)


20 Years of Service

  • Constable Randy ADAIR
  • Constable Kenneth AYERS
  • Detective Constable Alain BEDARD
  • Special Constable Charlene BURTON
  • Sergeant Fernando CIRULLO
  • Kelsie DUFRESNE, Dispatcher
  • Jean LARABIE, Maintenance
  • Detective Jason LONG
  • Detective Constable Tom ROBERTSON
  • Constable Sue SOLMAN
  • Constable Steven SPROULE
  • Constable Steven TRAHAN
  • Special Constable Victor TURGEON
  • Constable Joe WHITEHEAD


North Bay Police Services Board Award for Courage and Heroism

  • Constable Shawn HOFMANN for his action responding to a July 1, 2021, attempted murder
  • Detective Constable Stacy JACKSON for his actions in a July 17, 2021, water rescue in Trout Lake
  • Constable Anthoney MALDEN for his actions in a July 17, 2021, water rescue in Trout Lake
  • Constable Braeden RANSOM for his actions in a July 17, 2021, water rescue in Trout Lake
  • Sergeant Matthew PARKER for his actions in a July 17, 2021, water rescue in Trout Lake

North Bay Police Service Board Award for Community Service

  • Aline MAJOR, Stores Clerk, for her work creating Bear2Care memory bears for charitable causes including in support of residential school survivors
  • Sergeant Matthew PARKER for his work with those experiencing homelessness and with Rebuilt Resources


Promotions include:

2020 Promotions:

  • Helene BOISSONNEAULT to rank of Sergeant
  • Paul BREWER to rank of Staff Sergeant
  • Fernando CIRULLO to rank of Sergeant
  • Jody DeHAAS to rank of Staff Sergeant
  • Jason LONG to rank of Detective
  • Greg McCLENAGHAN to rank of Detective
  • Scott McFARLANE to rank of Inspector
  • Jeff WARNER to rank of Inspector
  • Peter BRUNETTE to rank of Staff Sergeant
  • Dave WILSON to rank of Sergeant

2021 Promotions:

  • John COOK to rank of Staff Sergeant
  • Sarah BUSH to position of Office Lead
  • Ray YELLE to rank of Sergeant
  • Joanna JACOBS to position of Director Support Services

2022 Promotions:

  • Vincent CORRENTE to rank of Sergeant
  • Matthew PARKER to rank of Sergeant
  • Bradley REAUME to rank of Sergeant

Retirements include:

2020 Retirements:

  • Staff Sergeant Richard DUBEAU
  • Constable Jean Marc ETHIER
  • Inspector Kirk KELUSKY
  • Elaine MORIN, Clerk
  • Ivan RYMAN, Forensic Identification Officer


2021 Retirements:

  • Sandy ALLARY, Forensic Identification Officer
  • Inspector Larry ASSELIN
  • Linda BROGAN, Stores Clerk
  • Susan COUSINEAU, Office Manager
  • Sally O’HALLORAN, Dispatcher
  • Karen PENDERGAST, Clerk
  • Constable Gregory RANDALL
  • Inspector Danny WEBBER


2022 Retirements:

  • Sergeant James KILROY
  • Sergeant Denis LEVASSEUR
  • Gerald LALANDE, Financial Assistant
  • Sergeant Ken RICE

“I am very glad that we have been able to give our members the much-needed public recognition they deserve, which had been delayed due to necessary public safety precautions to combat COVID-19,” said North Bay Police Service Chief Scott TOD. “Our exemplary team at the North Bay Police Service show their limitless commitment to our community through their work on and off the job. I am honored to be able to work with them in service of the people of North Bay.”

“Our members show their commitment to excellence in policing in everything they do,” said Vincent CORRENTE, Acting President of the North Bay Police Association. “I am happy to see them receive the recognition they deserve for their tireless work.”