SHOOTING INCIDENT: KANA:TAKON

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Sunday, June 11, 2023, at approximately 12:00 PM. Central dispatch received a call reporting the sound of gunshots near Butters Store in the village of Kana:takon (St. Regis, QC).   AMPS patrols arrived on the scene, and canvassed shell casings were recovered. No injuries were reported.   […]

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AKWESASNE MOHAWK POLICE WELCOME FOUR NEW CONSTABLES

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service would like to congratulate four new police constables who successfully completed the Basic Constable Training course at the Ontario Police College. The four officers continued their training and recently graduated from the Provincial Police Academy in Orillia, Ontario.   The newly sworn-in officers are: Joey BrissonDanai DelormeAhwennaseh MitchellKahetonni Mitchell […]

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AMBE HOSTS PART TWO OF 2023 CULTURAL CELEBRATION

Today, the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education hosted the second part of their 2023 Cultural Celebration! Last week, AMBE held the celebration for their Early Years students and now Grades 4-8 got to join in on the festivities.   It was a beautiful day at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena, full of songs, dancing, traditional outfits, and plenty of smiles! Nia:wen to […]

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KAWEHNO:KE BIKE RODEO

The Kawehno:ke Recreation Committee, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, and Rez Riders are excited to host a bike rodeo at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena! Join us on Saturday, June 3 at 11 a.m. for safety demos, obstacle courses, giveaways, and free food for all to enjoy.  

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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES FUNDING OF OVER $12 MILLION TO SUPPORT AKWESASNE TO COUNTER ORGANIZED CRIME

Indigenous communities, like all communities in Canada, should be places where individuals and families feel safe. That is why the Government of Canada has been making unprecedented investments in community safety, including in policing and in initiatives aimed at preventing serious and organized crime.   Today the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, announced funding of more than $12 […]

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AMPS SERVES UP FOOD AND SMILES TO ELDERS FOR POLICE WEEK

Serving the community is the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service’s top priority. As part of #AkwesasnePoliceWeek2023, officers visited Iakhihsohtha Lodge and Tsiionkwanonhso:te Long-Term Care Facility to dish out some smiles and delicious meals to our elders! In honour of this year’s Police Week theme (“Building Bridges: Celebrating Police-Community Partnerships”), AMPS and their community partners are hosting a number of events throughout […]

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POLICE WEEK 2023

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service will be celebrating Police Week from May 13-19, 2023. Police Week was first observed in 1970 and coincides with Peace Officers Memorial Day, recognized internationally on May 15. This year’s theme is “Building Bridges: Celebrating Police-Community Partnerships.”   The theme highlights and celebrates the important role our police officers and personnel play in community safety […]

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MCA & COMMUNITY HONOUR MISSING & MURDERED INDIGENOUS PEOPLE WITH EVENT AND BENCH UNVEILING

On Friday, May 5, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Family Wellness Program invited the community and partners to join them in recognizing Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Awareness Day.   Representatives from Mohawk Council, Akwesasne Mohawk Police, Canada Border Services Agency, Cornwall Police Service, and the communities of Akwesasne and Cornwall came together at the A’nowara’kowa Arena for an afternoon […]

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AKWESASNE MOHAWK POLICE SERVICE CELEBRATES POLICE WEEK 2023

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service will be celebrating Police Week from May 13-19, 2023. Police Week was first observed in 1970 and coincides with Peace Officers Memorial Day, recognized internationally on May 15. This year’s theme is “Building Bridges: Celebrating Police-Community Partnerships.”    The theme highlights and celebrates the important role our police officers and personnel play in community safety […]

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AMPS PARTICIPATING IN NEW ‘PROJECT LIFESAVER’ TO HELP PREVENT DEMENTIA SUFFERERS FROM BEING LOST 

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Cornwall & District, the OPP and Cornwall Police, launched the newest initiative called Project Lifesaver, to protect and quickly locate those living with dementia who get lost. Launch date is April 26, 2023. This program is now available to residents living in Akwesasne.     Project Lifesaver uses […]

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