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Employee census to help guide Cornwall police service – Kingston This Week

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Todd Hambleton Photo by Cornwall Police Service

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Languages spoken by Cornwall Police Service employees include Croation, American Sign Language, Mohawk, Spanish, Arabic, Italian, and Armenian.


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“(The language diversity is) a little-known fact that came out of this (2021 Employee Census),” said CPS Chief Shawna Spowart at a recent police service board meeting. “One of the things we’ve talked about is we need to be able to capitalize in a more effective way on some of the skills and talents that our employees have.”

The report and discussion were raised at the June police services board meeting, held virtually. A video of the meeting was only recently made available.

Spowart told board members the census is part of the CPS’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusivity and that “we felt it was …….