First Black Canadian Staff Sergeant Named At Windsor Police

Tuesday August 11th, 2020

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Windsor Police have promoted Ed Armstrong on his promotion to the rank of Staff Sergeant making him the first Black Canadian to achieve the position of Staff Sergeant in Windsor Police Service history.

Staff Sergeant Armstrong was born and raised in Windsor. He attended Riverside High School, St. Clair College and the University of Windsor.

Staff Sergeant Armstrong was hired by the Windsor Police Service in 1998 and worked in several uniform positions before eventually being assigned to the Emergency Services Unit. During his tenure in the Emergency Services Unit, he became an expert instructor before eventually being elevated to the position of a Team Leader.

In 2018, Staff Sergeant Armstrong was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was eventually assigned to the Community Services Branch.

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