She is One of Four Senior Canadian Police Officers Who Express Pride in Their Jamaican Roots

May 6, 2015
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It’s heart warming hearing these senior Canadian police officers express pride in their Jamaican roots.

Devon Clunis, Sonia Thomas, Andrew Crawford and Keith Merith all stood up and express gratitude for their strong connection to Jamaica and the positive values that often times are missed in the cloud of negativity.

“My Jamaican roots impacted my life significantly, it’s been foundational,” Clunis, Winnipeg’s first black police chief, told this week’s Jamaica Observer Monday Exchange.

Watch as all four officers speak from their heart about what they continue to value in the Jamaican culture.
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Devon Clunis, Sonia Thomas, Andrew Crawford and Keith Merith are currently in Jamaica with 36 other Canadian cops providing humanitarian assistance to Jessie Ripoll Primary School and Missionaries of the Poor’s Mt Tabor Apostolate.

Story sourced: Jamaica Observer

Richard Williams

Co-founder of, a passionate believer in the greatness of the Caribbean and its people. Fan of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Garnet Silk.

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