Edward (Lennard) Busch
File Hills First Nation Police Service
Edward “Lennard” Busch is of Sioux ancestry and is a member of the Kahkewistahaw First Nation in Saskatchewan. He has been a police officer for 41 years. Len commenced his policing career with the Manitoba Police Commission as a Native Special Constable at South Indian Lake, Manitoba in 1978. He joined the RCMP in 1980 and served for 34 years doing general duty policing, drug enforcement, intelligence, undercover operations, protective operations, and as an instructor at the RCMP Academy.
Commissioned to the rank of Inspector in 1999 he served as the Officer in Charge of National Aboriginal Policing in Ottawa. He then served as the Governor General’s Security Liaison Officer for 3 years and in 2006 was posted to the Canadian Police College as the Director of the Professional Development Centre for Aboriginal Policing. In 2012 Len became the Director of the Police Leadership Centre.
In the fall of 2014 Len retired from the RCMP and became the Chief of Police at the File Hills First Nations Police Service in Saskatchewan, which is currently the only self-administered First Nations Police Service in the Province. He is currently also the Vice-President (West) for the First Nations Chiefs of Police Association.
Len retired from the File Hills Police in December, 2021 and became the Executive Director for the FNCPA in January 2022.
K.N. (Karen) Haines
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