Suzy Mehari


Susy Mehari has 15 years’ experience working in various capacities within the Correctional Service Canada (CSC). During her time with the CSC, Susy worked as a front-line Correctional Officer who supervised and interacted with Minimum, Medium, and Maximum-Security Offenders at a Multi-Level Institution.
Susy has worked as the lead in the Visits & Correspondence (V&C) department, where she coordinated Visits & Correspondence between offenders and their family, friends, community supports, and legal teams. This encouraged community contact throughout the offender’s sentences.    
As Co-Chair of the Ethnocultural Committee, Susy works to address specific needs to help preserve and promote cultural identity and practices among the offender population. Susy works with Correctional Staff as well as Community Leaders and Organizations to provide interventions services aimed at ensuring specific needs and cultural interests of ethnocultural offenders are identified and met.
At the present time Susy is working as a Correctional Program Officer (CPO) and delivers Correctional Programs to offenders. As part of the Case Management Team she actively motivates and encourages offenders along the path to successful reintegration back into society.
Susy started with the Northwest Law Enforcement Academy (NWLEA) in 2023 and facilitates Domestic Violence and Diversion & Inclusion courses.