Inspector Annette Fellner is leaving the Mission RCMP to become the Officer in Charge of the Coquitlam RCMP. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission is losing its top cop

Annette Fellner is leaving to become the Officer in Charge of the Coquitlam RCMP

Mission RCMP’s Officer in Charge, Inspector Annette Fellner, is leaving.

Fellner has been appointed as the new Officer in Charge for the Coquitlam RCMP detachment.

“I have truly enjoyed my time in Mission. It has been a privilege to lead the women and men who are dedicated to serving our community,” said Fellner.

READ: Mission welcomes Fellner as new top cop

Fellner has been the district’s “top cop” for the past two years after taking over the position in June of 2017.

“The sense of community in Mission has been amazing and the support I have received here makes leaving bittersweet. However, as with any career, new challenges and opportunities arise which will now take me to Coquitlam Detachment.”

After joining the RCMP in 1996, Fellner’s policing career took her across the Western provinces in a diverse range of roles, including the Serious and Organized Crime Unit, the Financial Integrity and Commercial Crime Unit, a Detachment Commander to five rural communities, and a Regional District Officer.

Here final day on the job in Mission is not yet known.

“My start date in Coquitlam has not been finalized and the process to select my replacement is underway.”

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