CFSEU-BC’s Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Winpenny has worked in a number of RCMP detachments in British Columbia as well as serving time in a Federal investigative unit, conducting large scale drug and organized crime investigations. She has extensive experience addressing and implementing solutions to complex community issues as well as previously serving in the role of an RCMP Detachment spokesperson. Brenda has developed strong relationships with media, policing partners and key community stakeholders.
Sgt. Winpenny also manages the day to day operation of the CFSEU-BC “End Gang Life” gang prevention, education and awareness campaign. Sgt. Winpenny continually seeks new and innovative ways to promote positive policing initiatives and engage the public and is often in the community and schools speaking about the CFSEU-BC, gangs, and gang prevention.
Educating Youth, Parents, Teachers & Community Groups
The CFSEU-BC’s Community & Public Affairs team uses traditional media, social media, and a variety of mediums to reach out to people in all corners of the community including teenagers, young adults, men, women, at-risk youth, parents, teachers, police, front line workers, and policy makers. From the End Gang Life initiative website, to Twitter and Facebook, engaging the public in conversation about gangs and gang violence is extremely important…no matter how it is done.