Introducing North Vancouver RCMP's newest spokesperson

North Vancouver

2022-10-03 07:50 PDT

North Vancouver RCMP is pleased to introduce Constable Mansoor Sahak as the new Media Relations Officer for the Detachment. Constable Sahak replaces Sergeant Peter DeVries, as detachment spokesperson.

"We are delighted that Constable Sahak has agreed to take on this role," said Sergeant Peter DeVries, who has been in the role since 2018. "Mansoor already has strong relationships within this community, and we are confident those bonds will continue to grow in his role as Detachment spokesperson."

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Constable Sahak has been a police officer for 5 years, all of which have been spent in North Vancouver. He has worked on General Duty as a front-line patrol officer, and in the Traffic Services Section.

"I am excited to take on this new role, to inform the community of the great work our officers are doing in North Van neighbourhoods, and to build on the strong relationships we share with the people who live, work, and play here," said Constable Sahak.

Prior to joining the RCMP, he was an Auxiliary Constable with the North Vancouver RCMP, volunteering his time to the community, and helping build relationships between the Police and Muslim communities on the North Shore.

photo of Constable Sahak participating in Eid prayer at a local mosque

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Born in Afghanistan, Constable Sahak immigrated to Canada with his family in 2003 at the age of 9. He grew up in the Lower Mainland, where he spent much of his time exploring the incredible landscape that British Columbia has to offer. He graduated from the Justice Institute of British Columbia with a Law Enforcement Studies Diploma and worked in various jobs as a Bylaw officer and Jail guard prior to joining the RCMP.

Did you know?

An RCMP Media Relations Officer (MRO) does much more than write press releases and speak to journalists. An RCMP MRO's duties include:

Future media inquiries can be sent to:

Cst. Mansoor Sahak
Media Relations Officer
North Vancouver RCMP
147 East 14th Street
North Vancouver, BC V7L 2N4
Email: nv_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Office: 604-985-1311 mail box 5023
Cell: 778-228-1619

 

 

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Media Relations Unit
North Vancouver RCMP
147 East 14th St, North Van., BC, V7L 2N4
Office: 604-969-7321
Cell: 778-228-1619

Email: nvan_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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