‘Positive change’ as Manitoba police force hires first 2 female officers

Winkler resident Kendra Derksen has always been interested in policing. – Image courtesy of CTV News

By CTV News, July 11, 2017 

Winkler Police Service hires female officers

A Manitoba police force has made history in a move the chief of police calls long overdue. For the first time in 101 years, the Winkler Police Service is hiring two female police officers.

Local resident Kendra Derksen, and Megan Fallis of Warren, will join the force in December.

Derksen has lived in the Winkler area her entire life and has been keen on a career in policing for as long as she can remember.

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