Former PG RCMP Supt. Now In Charge of E Division
Prince George, B.C. – Brenda Butterworth -Carr is now Commander of “E” Division RCMP in B.C.
Assistant Commissioner Butterworth-Carr is stepping into the post following the retirement of Craig Callens who has been in the post for 5 years. She will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner.
“E” Division is the largest of the RCMP’s division in the country, with approximately one third of the entire force located in British Columbia.
She is no stranger to the north, as she held was Assistant District Commander for North District, and then moved into the post as Superintendent of the Prince George RCMP detachment in the wake of the departure of Dahl Chambers. She has been credited with doing much of the work in the development of the Prince George detachment’s new building on Victoria Street.
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Morris welcomed Butterworth-Carr to her new post in an official statement released late yesterday “Years ago, when I first met Brenda Butterworth-Carr, I was immediately struck by her professional and personal integrity and passion for public safety. I’ve observed her progression over the years as a leader in the RCMP and continue to be impressed” said Morris in a statement released late yesterday.
From the Tr’ondek Hwech’in Han Nation Yukon, Butterworth-Carr joined the RCMP in 1987 as a Native Special Constable. She has served in the Yukon, National HQ, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.
In addition to the posts she has held in Prince George, she has also been the Director General of National Aboriginal Policing and Crime Prevention Services, National Criminal Operations. She served as the Criminal Operations Officer and then the Commanding Officer in Saskatchewan prior to returning to British Columbia in August of 2016 as the Officer in Charge of Criminal Operations Core Policing.
“As someone who has worked closely with Brenda and followed her career over the last 29 years, I couldn’t be more pleased by her appointment and we look forward to working with her” said Solicitor General Morris.