City hires new RCMP Detachment Commander

April 21, 2017 / For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – The City of Airdrie and Alberta RCMP are pleased to announce the appointment of Sergeant Kimberley Pasloske as Commander of the Airdrie detachment. Sergeant Pasloske will assume her command on May 23, 2017. With this position comes a promotion to Inspector which will take effect in mid-June.

Sergeant Pasloske comes to Airdrie from her current role as Commander of the Didsbury Detachment in the Town of Didsbury, Alberta. With 20 years of police work beginning in Port Alberni, B.C. and time spent in Fort McMurray, Alberta, she has a unique blend of General Duty detachment command, General Investigation Section (GIS) and Major Crimes Unit (MCU) experience including homicide in the Southern Alberta RCMP district.

“Carstairs is my hometown and I am so pleased that my recent career moves have brought me closer to home; first Didsbury and now Airdrie,” said Sergeant Kimberly Pasloske. “I am a small town girl at heart and those values have guided me in policing over the years.”

“I am looking forward to working with Sergeant Pasloske as we continue our excellent relationship with our RCMP partners,” said Mayor Peter Brown. “Community policing takes dedication and understanding as each community has a unique set of challenges and opportunities. I am confident that Sergeant Pasloske’s previous experience in various sized communities will be of great benefit for our residents.”

“The RCMP has always provided exemplary candidates for us to choose from, and Airdrie has a history of attracting the very best for our local RCMP leadership,” said Mark Locking, Director, Growth and Protective Services, City of Airdrie. “Sergeant Pasloske is an experienced, highly regarded commander and we look forward to working with her on a daily basis.”

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