RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador welcomes new RCMP Commanding Officer

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The new Commanding Officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert, assumed her duties on April 25, 2022. She has served in various locations and capacities in her 25-year policing career, most recently as the Commanding Officer for the RCMP in Prince Edward Island.

“I am so pleased to have this opportunity that brings me to beautiful Newfoundland and Labrador and appreciate the warm welcome I’ve received,” said Assistant Commissioner Ebert. “I look forward to visiting the RCMP locations throughout the province and connecting with our employees and partners.”

Ebert was born and raised in London, Ontario and joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1997. Her career has included postings in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island, working in the areas of general duty policing, major crime, intimate partner violence and professional standards, among other areas.

The new Commanding Officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert
The new Commanding Officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert

Assistant Commissioner Ebert holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in political science from Lakehead University, a Police Leadership Certificate from Dalhousie University, a Professional Leadership Certificate from the University of Regina and a certificate in NeuroLeadership from the NeuroLeadership Institute NY, as well as other professional police leadership certificates from the Australian Institute of Police Management and Charles Stuart University.

She lives with her husband and youngest child in the community of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s and looks forward to enjoying the coastlines, trails and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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