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Blood Tribe Police Commission terminates contract of Chief Kyle Melting Tallow

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STANDOFF, AB – A leadership change within the Blood Tribe Police Service.

Last Wednesday, the Blood Tribe Police Commission gave notice to terminate its existing contract with Chief of Police Kyle Melting Tallow.

Melting Tallow was named Police Chief in July 2018 after spending two years in an acting Police Chief capacity.

Commission Chair, Dexter Bruised Head, said in a press release, the departure was deemed termination without cause and all terms were met by both parties.

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Sergeant Grant Buckskin has been named as the interim Police Chief.

The commission says he brings 30 years of policing experience and is a member of the Blood Tribe.

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A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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