Treena MacSween

Alumni of Distinction Award Recipient
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Treena MacSween

Alumni of Distinction

Treena MacSween

Award Category
Community Services
Award Year
Program of Study
Law & Security Administration
Graduation Year

Superintendent, Hamilton Police Service

Treena MacSween has consistently broken-down barriers throughout her accomplished career in policing and has made it her mission to advance gender diversity in the profession.

In 2021, Treena made history as the first person of colour and only the fourth woman to achieve the rank of superintendent at the Hamilton Police Service. Today, Treena is among the highest ranked Black female officers in Canada.

Throughout her 24-year career, she has worked in uniform patrol, criminal investigations, training, the public order unit and is currently in charge of the community mobilization division.

Treena played a central role in creating a mentorship program for female officers at the Hamilton Police Service, which has led to an increased number of women in staff sergeant ranks.

In addition to her law and security administration diploma from Mohawk College, Treena holds a diploma in police studies.

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