Public Safety

The Public Safety section is responsible for providing promotions and services to enhance community safety. The section’s services include Youth Justice and Syilx Community Liaison.

Public Safety 2023-2024 Annual Report

Way’ Members,

The Public Safety team has just released their 2023-2024 annual report, detailing stories, highlights and progress in their 2023-2024 year.

Click here to read the full report.

Introducing The Ntytyix Action Plan Annual Report

Discover our collective vision for a safe community in the newly released ntytyix Action Plan Annual Report! We engaged 182 community members, including Elders and Youth, to shape our communities action plan and reflect our shared aspirations. Working hand-in-hand with various band departments, we have developed individual plans that aim to build a stronger and safer community.

In the report you’ll find where the departments are in relation to their own action plans.

Join us in this journey as we strive to create a community where safety and well-being are at the forefront. Together, we can make a difference!

Click here to read the full report.

Comprehensive Safety Strategy Survey

OKIB Youth Council

Click here to go to the OKIB Youth Council web page to read about the current representatives.

OKIB Youth Council to promote youth well being campaign

Read more about it on the castanet page:

News & Updates


Jami Tonasket, Community Safety Coordinator

250-540-9037 (cell)

Mike Ochoa, Youth Justice Worker

250-309-0353 (cell)

Linda Williams, Syilx Community Liaison

250-308-6662 (cell)

Cst. Neil Horne, RCMP Liaison Officer, Indigenous Policing Service

250-546-3028 (cell)