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Barrie Police Services Board Announces Ken Weatherill as Next Deputy Chief

Barrie Police Services Board Announces Ken Weatherill as Next Deputy Chief
March 27th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Services Board and Chief Kimberley Greenwood are pleased to announce that Ken Weatherill will be the next Deputy Chief for the Barrie Police Service. Mr Weatherill will be joining the Service on May 8th, 2017 and will assume the Deputy Chief role on May 23rd, 2017 when current Deputy Chief, Bruce E. Carlson retires from the Service.

Ken Weatherill began his policing career in October of 1986 with the Hamilton Police Service and rose through the ranks with extensive experience in operations and most recently in the corporate area where he held the position of Deputy Chief, Field Support with the Hamilton Police Service.

I am very excited to be joining the Barrie Police Service. The Barrie Police Service is a Service with an extraordinary vision, a vision which focuses on Service Excellence in the delivery of Public Safety” said Weatherill.

Ken Weatherill is a graduate of McMaster University and has continued his educational pursuits throughout his career. Weatherill has completed numerous professional development courses within the Province of Ontario including the Police Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Management and later at the FBI National Academy in Quantico Virginia, concentrating on Police Leadership and Criminal Justice.

The Board is very pleased to have Ken Weatherill joining our Service. With Ken’s connection to the area and his experience in policing we are confident that he will be a leader in both our Service and our community and the Board and I look forward to working with Ken in his new role.” said Barrie Police Services Board Chair James Dickie 

Ken Weatherill was born in Barrie and returns to his roots to assist Chief Kimberley Greenwood in leading the Barrie Police Service with a vision of policing excellence to ensure a safe and secure community, a mission to serve, protect and enhance the City of Barrie by providing professional, accountable and sustainable police services.

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