WINNIPEG — RCMP in Manitoba have a new leader to oversee more than 1,000 officers across the province.
Scott Kolody has been named “D” Division Commanding Officer to succeed Kevin Brosseau, who is now the Deputy Commissioner in Ottawa of Contract and Aboriginal Policing.
Kolody has an extensive operational policing background. He served in national RCMP headquarters in Ottawa, and in Alberta and Manitoba.
From January 2012 until June 2016, he held the position of Officer in Charge of Criminal Operations for the Manitoba RCMP. He previously held the positions of District Commander of the RCMP Manitoba East District, Officer in Charge of Community, Contract and Aboriginal Policing for Manitoba, and Officer in Charge of the RCMP Integrated Proceeds of Crime Section also in Manitoba.
Kolody, a native of Windsor, Ontario, is married with three children.