Headquartered in Garden River, Ontario, Anishinabek Police Service (APS) is the second-largest Indigenous police force in Ontario, providing a strong network of community based policing services. The APS services 16 very unique First Nation communities which create a diverse landscpae for the officers policing these communities.

With ninety-five (95) police officers, forty (40) civilian members and twelve (12) detachments the APS offers a dynamic and vibrant work environment.

Looking ahead, the new Deputy Chief of Police will embrace the vision and mission and will work with the Chief and the Police Governing Board to establish priorities and actions to support our strategic directions while inspiring the service to continue to use forward-thinking approaches that will continue to meet the eeds of the communities served.

As a high-profile community leader, you are a broad and open-minded individual who is willing to embrace new approaches and partner with community stakeholders and our members to ensure the service can continue to meet its evolving needs. You will take on management issues and lead positive change while ensuring accountability.

You will be a visible presence and work with the Chief, your leadership team, service members and community partners to establish new priorities that will meet evolving needs while ensuring high levels of collaboration and communication. You will help lead the development and implementation of innovative, modern solutions to crime and safety issues, while fostering a positive, productive, and inclusive workplace that is committed to the wellness of all members. Your leadership will help mentor and inspire the next generation of leaders in the Anishinabek Police Service.

As the new Deputy Chief of Police, you have deep and varied experience as a policing executive and as an operational leader. In addition, you are known to be a courageous and transformative leader, are committed to positive community engagement and have both the political acuity and emotional intelligence to listen, recognize and act on the needs of the community while supporting service members.

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How to Apply

To explore this opportunity please apply via email with a cover letter and resume by June 3rd, 2024 to careers@waterhousesearch.net quoting project APS-DC in the subject line. Should you wish to receive a detailed information package contact Tim Lukasewich at 416-214-9299×8, tim@waterhousesearch.net or Jon Stungevicius at 416-214-9299 x1, jon@waterhousesearch.net.