Participants in the Soaring Eagle after their graduation ceremony on Aug. 10, 2018, in Edmonton, Alberta. Photo: David Bloom / Postmedia
The R.C.M.P. have begun a recruiting program aimed at Indigenous youth called “Soaring Eagle” and apparently modeled after the Canadian military’s programs “Bold Eagle”, “Soaring Bird”, “Black Bear”, and “Raven”.
by Stephen Cook, Edmonton Journal, August 10, 2018
Indigenous teens got the chance to train like police this week in the inaugural Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp.
Hailing from all over Alberta, the class of 16- to 19-year-olds spent the last week sleeping in barracks and attending classes about policing careers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in preparation for Friday’s graduation at RCMP K Division Headquarters. Read the rest of this entry →