Nelson Police Department welcomes new officer

Adam Sutherland was sworn in Thursday as the force’s newest member.

Adam Sutherland (right) was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the Nelson Police Department by Judge Don Sperry (left).

Cst. Adam Sutherland was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the Nelson Police Department.

Sutherland joins the force after serving almost eight years as a correctional officer with BC Corrections. He worked at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre until last year when he moved to Prince George to continue his career with corrections and be with extended family.

Sutherland was chosen from among 110 applicants and will begin training on Jan. 25 at the Justice Institute of BC.

Sutherland said in a news release that as he and his wife grew up in a small community, they look forward to raising their two sons in Nelson. Sutherland enjoys running, weightlifting and outdoor activities, including kayaking, hiking and camping.

He said he is excited about the prospect of returning to downhill skiing, something he did in his youth.

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