For Immediate Release / December 9, 2020

New Officer in Charge for St. Albert RCMP Detachment

Starting new role January 4, 2021 

The City of St. Albert is pleased to announce that Inspector Ryan Comaniuk will become the new Officer in Charge of the St. Albert RCMP Detachment. He will take on his new position on January 4, 2021.  

“On behalf of City Council, I am excited to welcome Inspector Comaniuk as he takes on this important assignment. We appreciate his deep connection to St. Albert and his understanding of our history and our community. Those of us who live and work in St. Albert take great pride in being one of the safest cities in Alberta. We look forward to working with Inspector Comaniuk in the years ahead to maintain this enviable standing.”

– Cathy Heron, Mayor, City of St. Albert

A proud Albertan, Inspector Comaniuk has close to 20 years of service with the Alberta RCMP. He has had the opportunity to provide policing services to several communities throughout rural Alberta. Prior to transferring to Edmonton and serving as the Alberta RCMP Federal Intelligence Commander in 2019, he previously served as Detachment Commander in both Whitecourt and Mayerthope. His supervisory and team leadership experience crosses several business lines, including Federal Policing, General Investigations Section and General Duty. He also proudly served in the communities of Athabasca and Hinton during his tenure in General Duty.

“The St. Albert Policing Committee is very pleased to welcome Inspector Ryan Comaniuk as our new RCMP detachment commander. Inspector Comaniuk has deep roots in our community and shares the common goal of helping to keep St. Albert as one of the safest, most inclusive and liveable communities in Canada. We look forward to working with him and the entire RCMP detachment on a wide range of important community policing and safety issues. Welcome back home!”

– Dr. Kristopher Wells, Chair, St. Albert Policing Committee

The City of St. Albert is grateful for the outstanding leadership provided by Inspector Pamela Robinson, the outgoing Officer in Charge of the St. Albert RCMP Detachment. 

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