Deputy Chief Field Support
Hamilton Police Service
Manage the day to day delivery of Support Services
Analyze status reports and budget submissions, review and approve expenditures
Meet with various levels of government and community organizations to ensure delivery of superior policing methods and techniques
Attend Police Service Board meetings and respond to questions and concerns of Board members
Interact with the media
Perform the duties of the Chief of Police when directed by the Chief or the Board
Significant highlights during the past 18 months are:
Commanded the Nathan Cirillo repatriation and funeral operations, ensuring that all aspects of risk and community safety were considered.
Built a comprehensive review of deployment to improve traffic safety along the LINC and RHVP then implemented initiatives to correct driver behaviour and improve safety with a zero increase to the Hamilton Police Service 2016 budget.
Participated in the successful delivery of the Pan – Am Games without incident with a $1.2 million savings over the original estimated amount.
Delivered upon the following achievements: 58,664 Provincial Offences Notices issued in 2015, 245,760 RIDE lanes conducted in 2015, obtained significant increases in reporting of sexual assaults, sexual assaults against children domestic violence reporting.
Oversaw and delivered a new Hamilton Police Service web page on a platform that was mobile and tablet user friendly.
Implemented a solid business strategies in relation to recruiting, training, staff development, transfers and promotion.
Delivered on some of the latest technologies including a citizen online reporting system (Coplogic), a new crime analytics tool ( BAIR Analytics) which will provide the information to intelligently direct deployment of our front line officers and investigators moving one step closer to predictive deployment.
Improved civilian training for over 400 of our members. This included restructuring the training and I.T. branches and filling a trainer position to enhance the skills and abilities of our civilian members.
Developed the Hamilton Police Service Employee Wellness Strategy ensuring organizational health. This included conducting an analysis of our long term absences and submitting a board report to replace them at virtually a zero cost.
Built upon and established new relationships with the Hamilton Community, the Hamilton Diverse Community and Hamilton Business Community.
- Participated in collective bargaining for the 2012 – 2016 contracts including negotiating two pilot duty officer schedules to ensure that senior officers are available to support the front line and be actively engaged in leading.