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Barrie Police Services Board Members


Chair Angela Lockridge Image of BPS Board Chair Angela Lockridge Vice-Chair
Greg Ferguson
Council Appointment
Mayor Jeff Lehman
Council Appointment
Robert Thomson
Provincial Appointment
Linda Collins
Board Administrator
Sarah Young

Barrie Police Senior Administration

Chief of Police - Kimberley Greenwood

Chief Kimberly Greenwood in front of the Canadian Flag and the BPS FlagChief Kimberley Greenwood of the Barrie Police Service is in the 38th year of her policing career and on March 26, 2013, she was appointed the ninth Chief of the Barrie Police Service.  She began her career with the Toronto Police Service and served in numerous positions within Divisional Policing, H.R. Command and Professional Standards. She has completed the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Police Leadership Program and Schulich School of Business, York University, Masters Certificate in Municipal Management.  She is a graduate of both the University of Guelph Humber with a Baccalaureate in Applied Arts (Justice Studies).

Chief Greenwood is the Past-President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, co-chair of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Crime Prevention, Community Safety and Well-being Committee, and the Chair of the Canadian Police Knowledge Network. In addition to these memberships, she has chaired many policing committees, working groups and community organizations. Some of her community endeavours include Village of 100, Collaborate Barrie, Telus Community Board, the Coalition of Children, Youth and Family and Redwood Park Community. Chief Greenwood is the recipient of the Police Officers Exemplary Service Medal and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Deputy Chief of Police - Kenneth Weatherill

Deputy Chief Ken Weatherill in front of the BPS Flag

Deputy Weatherill began his policing career with the Hamilton Police Service in 1986, where he served in progressively responsible positions and was promoted to Deputy Chief in 2014. Then, in 2017, he joined the Barrie Police Service as Deputy Chief.

Throughout his career, Deputy Weatherill has formed provincial, national, and international relationships with other police agencies by being an active member of many police associations.

Internationally, he has been a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police since 2012 and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy since 2013.

Nationally, he has been a member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police since 2006, and was Secretary of the Canadian Explosives Technicians Association in 1992 and 1993. Provincially, he has been a member of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police since 2009. He was also a member of the Ontario Public Order Advisory Committee from 2009-2017 and currently sits on the executive of the Ontario Police Technology Interoperability Committee.

Locally, he is currently a member of the Simcoe County Policing Authority, Barrie Police Service’s Corporate Image Committee, and the Ontario Police Services Small and Mid–Size Chiefs Committee.

Deputy Weatherill has received both his 20 Year Exemplary Service Medal and his 30 Year Exemplary Service Bar.

Barrie Police Service – Civilian Managers

Human Resources - Steve Bound
  • Human Resources & Employment Unit
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Organizational Wellness
  • Health & Safety
  • Chaplaincy
  • Training Unit
Financial Systems - Nancy Halas
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Quartermaster
Information Systems - Jeff Weeks
  • Information Technology & Security Unit
  • Help Desk
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Application Support & Training
Records and Information Management Services - Nicole Lees
  • Records Unit

Barrie Police Service – Organizational Structure

Executive Services - Inspector Robert W. Allan

Executive Services is under the direction of Inspector Robert W. Allan. As the Barrie Police Service grows to meet the ever-changing needs of our increasing and diverse community, so too does the requirement to optimize our infrastructure and resources.

  • Professional Standards
  • Strategic Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Planning, Policy & Research
  • Property/Evidence Unit
  • Fleet/Infrastructure
Operational Support Services - Inspector Rich Johnson

Operational Support Services is under the direction of Inspector Rich Johnson. Operational Support Services carefully manages resources to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. This Division also oversees important specialty units that support other areas of the service to ensure continued partnership with all members and all sectors of the community.

  • Community Services
  • Crime Prevention
  • Citizens On Patrol
  • Collaborate Barrie
  • Court Services
  • Tactical Support Unit (TSU)
  • Canine Unit
  • Traffic Services
  • Marine Unit
Investigative Services - Inspector Peter Dewsnap

Investigative Services is under the direction of Inspector Peter Dewsnap. Investigative Services is responsible for the investigation of major occurrences and criminal activities which cannot be concluded by members of Operational Services.

  • General Investigative Services
  • Crimes Against Persons Unit (C.A.P)
  • Homicide Unit
  • Intelligence Unit
  • Street Crime Unit
  • Fraud Unit
  • Biker Enforcement Unit
  • High-Risk Offender Unit
  • Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E)
  • Sex Offender Registry Unit
  • Forensic Identification Unit
Operational Services - Inspector Robert Burke

The Operation Services Division operates under the direction of Inspector Robert Burke. Members of Operational Services continually strive to provide a professional and efficient police service that meets the needs of our diverse community. This Division primarily consists of first responders for calls for service within the City of Barrie. These officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, and the enforcement of all Federal and Provincial Statutes, and some Municipal By-Laws.

  • Warrants
  • Alternative Response Unit (ARU)
  • Uniform Patrol
  • Community Response Unit (CRU)
  • Communications (Dispatch)
  • Auxiliary 
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