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Memorable Manitobans: Brian Grant Parker Scott (1937-2010)

Police officer.

Born at Victoria, British Columbia on 3 June 1937, he joined the Edmonton Police Service in 1961 and, over the course of a 28-year period in Edmonton, rose to the ranks of Detective Criminal Investigation (1970), Detective Homicide and Robbery (1975), Staff-Sergeant Patrol Division (1979), Staff-Sergeant Criminal Investigation (1981), Staff- Sergeant Tactical Unit (1983), and Inspector Major Crimes (1984). He then served as Police Chief of Brandon (1989-1995). During his period in Brandon, he served on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (1991-1995), Chairman (1989-1992) and Vice-Chairman (1992-1995) of the Manitoba Criminal Intelligence Service, and Chairman of the Prairie Regional Chiefs of Police Association (1990-1991). He retired to Vancouver Island in September 1995 and died there on 9 July 2010.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 14 July 2010.

We thank Sandy Jasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 January 2015

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