Tanya Whysker

Tanya Whysker is a member of a major municipal police force in the Lower Mainland and a trainer/consultant for Safer Schools Together.

During the last 17 years in policing, she has investigated numerous complex files in a variety of sections, including major crime – robbery, homicide and the provincial gang task force.

For the last three years, Tanya has had the great opportunity to work in the youth services section as a school liaison officer, where she has worked in-depth with youth, school administration and several outside agencies. As a school liaison officer, Tanya has investigated complex multidimensional youth investigations, conducted threat assessments, delivered education and crime prevention presentations and has comprehensive knowledge of social media and youth.

Tanya is passionate about working with youth and developing strong positive relationships between police, youth and the community.