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New Brunswick constable earns six awards at the World Police & Fire Games

August 9, 2022  By Blue Line Staff

August 9, 2022, Rotterdam, Netherlands –  From New Brunswick, the Saint John Police are proud to congratulate Constable James Smith on his recent success at the World Police & Fire Games held in Rotterdam, Netherlands July 22-31, 2022.

Constable Smith is a 10-year veteran of the Saint John Police currently serving with the Forensic Identification Unit.

During the Games, Constable Smith was awarded an impressive total of 6 medals:

Large bore rifle events:

  • Gold Medal (300m Team Competition – 4-man team Ireland/Canada)
  • Gold Medal (300m, 400m, 500m Team Competition – 4-man team Ireland /Canada)
  • Silver Medal (300m x 60 shots: High Masters level)
  • Silver Medal (300m, 400m, 500m x 45 shots: High Masters level)

Small bore rifle events:

  • Silver Medal (50m small bore – Team Competition – 3 position: 4-man team Canada/India)
  • Bronze Medal (50m small bore – Team Competition – prone: 4-man team Canada/India)

Constable Smith’s past accomplishments at the World Police & Fire Games have included:

  • Bronze Medal in large bore rifle in 2017 in Los Angeles, California
  • Gold Medal in small bore rifle in 2019 in Chengdu, China

“Constable Smith’s success at the World Police and Fire Games is a result of his endless training, determination and commitment to excellence. He has once again proudly represented the Saint John Police and the City of Saint John on an international level.  On behalf of all our members, we commend him on his accomplishments”  said Chief R.M. Bruce in a press release.

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