About

Sgt Scott MacDonaldStaff Sergeant Scott MacDonald became HRM’s Public Safety Officer on November 19, 2012. He’s been a police officer with Halifax Regional Police for 13 years. He started his policing career as a patrol constable and later worked as a school officer and community officer before being promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2007. As a sergeant, he was a shift supervisor and has been the Officer-in-Charge of the Community Relations & Crime Prevention Section for the past 3 1/2 years. He is a member of the HRM Pension Committee and sits on the Union Executive of the Halifax Regional Police Association. He has two degrees, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce, both from Dalhousie University. He has also completed the Rotman School of Business Board Effectiveness Program at the University of Toronto, and is currently enrolled in the Canadian Police Association Executive Leadership Program.

6 Responses to About

  1. Yvonne Manzer says:

    The after school volunteer tutoring program at the North Branch library has been cancelled, after many years of helping countless youth; a basic, low cost crime-prevention program if there ever was one.

    • Helen Hanratty says:

      I’m really new to Halifax. This was a program in which I hoped to become involved. Can you tell me why it was cancelled and if there is anything to replace it,

  2. Yvonne Manzer says:

    Phew – it ended up being saved. I think DCS is the funder; they axed the one in Spryfield instead.

  3. Yvonne Manzer says:

    Helen, Lana Pinsky is the Literacy Coordinator + would be delighted to hear fm you. Call the library + ask for her or email pinskyl@halifax.ca

  4. Helen Hanratty says:

    Hi Yvonne: I’ve been in touch with Lana and we are working on finding me a student or two to help. I hope it works out – I’m looking forward to it. My goal in life is to turn all kids into math geeks. :)

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