Though she started her career teaching special education at the Summit School in Montréal, Vanessa ultimately decided to become a police officer. She successfully completed all the prerequisites and was hired by the Cobourg Police service. In the few years she’s been with the force, she’s gone from constable to CIB and now heading up the M-HEART program.
A citizen even wrote a letter thanking Vanessa for giving her a speeding ticket. She is passionate about maintaining public safety and being involved in various community functions.