With great sadness the family of Arnold Roy Brand announce his passing on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Arnold is lovingly remembered by his daughter Cathy, son Todd & his wife Coral and grandchildren Nathan & Alyssa. He leaves behind his brother Bob (Fran), sister Carol, brother-in-law Orest (Glenda) sister-in-law Iris, nieces and nephews and many wonderful friends. Arnold proudly served in the 81st Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery in Korea. After his return to Canada he joined the Edmonton Police Service until his retirement. A funeral service was held on June 26th in Edmonton.
Roy commenced his policing career in Edmonton on August 5th, 1957 as a member of Patrol Division. Other assignments as a constable included rotations between Patrol and Auxiliary Services Division and Communications Section. In August 1971, he transferred to C.I.D. and on January 3rd, 1972 he was promoted to detective in G.I.S./C.I.B./ C.I.D., Squad 4. Subsequent assignments as a detective included Youth Section, S.A.M., Morality Control Unit and Roy’s final year in Crimestoppers Unit from where he retired on June 9th, 1984.
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