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Former Special Constables Join Regular Force

SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN      MAY 1982      v12 n04 p41  
Gilbert Ledoux is a member of the Muskeg Lake Band, son of the late Vincent and Nora Ledoux.

Ledoux was stationed with the Punnichy R.C.M.P. Detachment after he graduated as a Special Constable in 1978. As a Special Constable, Gilbert could not advance to a higher position and this prompted him to pursue his career as a regular R.C.M.P. Constable. Immediately following graduation, Gilbert was assigned to the North Battleford Detachment. Gilbert, his wife Debbie and their three sons have made their home in North Battleford.

Gilbert Ledoux
[Gilbert Ledoux]
Laurie D. Cote
[Laurie D. Cote]

Laurie D. Cote is from the Cote Band, son of Tony and Sadie Cote. Cote was also a Special Constable for six years in Carlyle. His new assignment will be with the Meadow Lake Detachment. Laurie, his wife Sheryl and their family have made their home in Meadow Lake.

Graduation exercises commenced 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21st, 1982, at the Training Depot in Regina. Troop "14" displayed Firearm Shooting, Physical Training, Karate, Weight Lifting, Drills and Inspection Parade. At the conclusion of the parade, each new recruit received their new R.C.M.P. Police Badges from the Commanding Officer, followed by a luncheon.

To conclude the exercises a Banquet and dance was enjoyed by parents, wives/escorts, and close friends of the graduating class.

Best wishes as you pursue your careers.