Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Department||Winnipeg Police Service|
|Years of service||1973–2007|
|Rank||Chief of Police|
Jack Ewatski (born as Joseph "Jackie" Ewatski 1952) was the chief of the Winnipeg Police Service in Winnipeg, Manitoba from 1998 to 2007. He was also the president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. Ewatski was the first non-anglo chief of the force.
Ewatski announced his plans to retire in 2007 based on the fact that he has served for 34 years, and has entered a milestone in his life; the age of 55.
After retiring from Winnipeg, Ewatski was appointed deputy police commissioner of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service in 2010 under commissioner Dwayne Gibbs, formerly of Edmonton Police Service. Ewatski retired from the Trinidad force in 2012.
Post Policing Retirement
Ewatski is married father of three (sons Jess, Josh and daughter Tracy) and has other family members in the WPS.
- "Controversial Winnipeg police chief to step down". CBC News, January 3, 2007.
- "Law and order in Winnipeg". The Ukrainian Weekly, December 20, 1998.
- "Imbert: Ewatski retired under a cloud". Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, April 3, 2011.
- "Canadians leave top police posts in Trinidad and Tobago". CBC News, July 31, 2012.
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