North Cowichan / Duncan officer recognized as volunteer of the year

North Cowichan\Duncan

2020-12-18 12:19 PST

North Cowichan / Duncan RCMP Staff Sergeant Chris Swain has been recognized by the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association (CTRA) as their volunteer of the year.

S/Sgt Swain received the recognition after volunteering 2 therapeutic riding lessons a week, working with both therapy horses and riders.

Chris brings an easy camaraderie and instills confidence in both therapy horses and riders making him a unique asset to our team the announcement on the CTRA’s FaceBook website stated He has also been instrumental in working with CTRA to create equine-assisted programming for first-responders to engage in team building, personal wellness, and create volunteer opportunities. Always an ambassador for our cause and a boost to staff morale, it is our pleasure to honor him in this small way.

Chris is a leader not only in the Detachment, but in the community as well says Inspector Chris Bear, North Cowichan / Duncan RCMP Detachment Commander He goes above and beyond every day, and this shows how much he cares for those in the community

For more information on the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association please visit their Facebook page

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Cpl. Chris Manseau

Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
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