WINNIPEG — Manitoba RCMP has named Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy as the new commanding officer of the RCMP in the province.
MacLatchy is a Nova Scotia native with an extensive policing career dating back to 1988.
MacLatchy’s experience includes general duty, the musical ride, immigration/passport and war crimes investigations, major events security, federal security coordination for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympics, federal security coordination for the 2010 G8/G20, North West regional ethics officer, crime prevention/crime reduction, and executive officer development and resourcing.
Her latest post included director of parliamentary protective service in Ottawa, overseeing security on Parliament Hill.
MacLatchy is married and a grandmother to a young grandson. She’s also the owner of three rescue dogs and enjoys riding and training horses in her spare time, as well as camping.
She takes over for Assistant Commissioner Scott Kolody, who retired January 28 after 34 years of service.