Police honoured at first-ever “gala”


Deep River may be a safe community, but that doesn’t happen by accident.

Members of the Deep River Police Services Board, town council and municipal staff came together recently to celebrate an evening dedicated to the men and women who help keep Deep River one of the best places to live every day.

The first Deep River Police Gala was held at the yacht and tennis club for members of the police service and their partners.

Mayor Sue D’Eon said that when she was first elected five years ago, she had “not had much previous personal engagement with your fine organization,” but “quickly developed a much greater appreciation for the role and the challenges of policing in this era.”

“Wow! Did I ever get my eyes opened,” she said…

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