By Holly McKenzie-Sutter THE CANADIAN PRESS An independent expert panel is calling for more Indigenous representation in top positions of the Thunder Bay Police Service and the board overseeing it, in order to help achieve longstanding recommended policing reforms. The panel appointed by the Thunder Bay Police Services Board in March to assess the culture of both organizations presented an interim report Tuesday, after consultations with community and police service members. That report said urgent measures are needed in the areas of chief selection, police board appointments and labour relations, and suggested the next chief should be Indigenous or another person of colour with police leadership experience. With the northern city’s police service searching for a new chief and the board due for a change-over this fall, the chair of
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