Welcome to the Atlantic Women in Law Enforcement Website

We hope you enjoy the site and come back often. Send comments or suggestions for improvements our way.


Happy Holidays and here’s to a New Year of AWLE!

I am happy to announce the 25th Annual Training Conference or our Silver Anniversary Conference will be held in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and be hosted by the Cape Breton Regional Police. The dates will be announced shortly.

Congratulations to the Halifax Organizing Committee and my Co-Chair, Cst. Susan Camus, on the success of the 24th Annual Training Conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Oct. 25-28.

I would like to congratulate the 2016 AWLE Award Winners:

Officer of the Year: Cst. Tanya Lawlor – Saint John Police Force

Leadership: Cst. Julie Cunningham - RNC

Mentoring: Cst. Louanne McQuaid – RCMP ‘L’

Community Service: Cst. Stephanie Glendenning - HRP

Excellence in Performance: Cst. Monia Thibault - HRP

Team Endeavors: Cst. Angela MacKay – RCMP ‘H’, Sgt. Sheldon O’Donnell – Cape Breton Regional Police Service, Cst. Shari Pictou, Truro Police Service, Sgt. Paul Vickers, RCMP ‘H’, Cst. Robert Daley - RCMP ‘H’, Cst. Trevor Gallen - RCMP ‘H’, Cst. Gerald Rose-Berthiaume - RCMP ‘H’, Cpl. Calvin Byard - RCMP ‘H’, Cst. Duncan Currie – Cape Breton Regional Police Service, Cst. Dwight Miller – Cape Breton Regional Police Service, Cst. Kalolin Francis – Cape Breton Regional Police Service

Medal of Valor: Cst. Stephanie Pelley & Cst. Charley Torres – RNC

The Nova Scotia award winners were also recognized by The Justice Minister of Nova Scotia, The Honourable Diana C. Whalen at Province House where she read out a resolution and introduced the officers and their awards.


2017 Ontario Women in Law Enforcement
20th Anniversary Annual Awards Banquet

SAVE THE DATE: April 28th, 2017

Location: Mississauga Grand Banquet & Convention Centre, 35 Brunel Road, Mississauga, ON

Carolyn Nichols
AWLE President
Email: president@awle.org

Information Links

The AWLE President - Sgt Carolyn Nichols

President's Message


AWLE Sponsors and Supporters


AWLE 2017 Membership Application


Fall 2015 AWLE Notebook


AWLE Notebook Archive


Don’t forget to join and like us on Facebook!

Like Us on Facebook!


Follow AWLE President Carolyn Nichols @AWLEPresident

Follow us on twitter


The OWLE Crest

Picture of the AWLE 2016 Conference Attendees