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Posted on: January 21, 2021

RCMP New Officer In Charge


The City of Williams Lake is pleased to share that the RCMP has been successful in selecting the next Officer in Charge of the Williams Lake RCMP Detachment.  


Myron Friesen has been selected to assume command from Inspector Jeff Pelley, who will be commencing a new post in Kamloops.  Mr. Friesen is relocating from Grande Prairie, Alberta where he has served the RCMP since 2011.  


With over 31 years’ experience with the RCMP, Mr. Friesen is an experienced police officer who has served in Saskatchewan, the Yukon and Alberta. He is excited about the opportunity to serve the community of Williams Lake as the new Officer in Charge.  


The City of Williams Lake wishes to thank Inspector Jeff Pelley for his valuable contributions as Williams Lake’s Officer in Charge and wishes him every success in his new post. Inspector Pelley has served as the Detachment Commander since 2016, and the City has greatly appreciated his professionalism, responsiveness, and collaboration.



Media Contact:

Gary Muraca, Chief Administrative Officer

Phone: 250.392.1775

City Hall: 250.392.2311

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