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Deputy Chief Constable Search – Executive Profile

The Abbotsford Police Department (APD) is seeking a leader with extensive experience to assume the role of Deputy Chief Constable for the City of Abbotsford, the largest municipality of the Fraser Valley Regional District. The APD maintains its focus on its mission to make Abbotsford safe at the same time as it holds the trust of the community by maintaining it values of Integrity, Courage, Honour and Service.

The Deputy Chief Constable is accountable to the Chief Constable and is responsible for providing leadership to various parts of the organization. The Deputy will play a key role on the Senior Leadership Team and will command the Administration Division which includes Human Resources, Finance and IT, in addition to providing oversight for Professional Standards. As part of his/her responsibilities they will work closely with the Police Board, the City management team and various stakeholders to maintain the APD’s role as a partner in the community.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated abilities and knowledge in modern law enforcement and crime prevention practices, and must bring at least 10 years of policing leadership experience that has been focused on working with stakeholders and a variety of community partners. Forging outstanding relationships internally and externally from the law enforcement agency for which they have served will be a hallmark of the selected candidate’s success.

Qualified applicants for the role will bring integrity, personal resolve, strength of character and unsurpassed dedication to the men and women who serve as sworn police members and civilian staff. If this is the next step in your professional career, visit our website and submit your application at


Through the years, as Abbotsford has grown, so has its policing needs. Today, the Abbotsford Police Department continuously strives for improvement and are committed to being the employer of choice in the law enforcement community.

The Abbotsford Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and reflects the ethnic diversity in our community. Our 217 plus sworn police officers, 100 plus civilian staff, and 80 plus volunteers, is a dedicated group of men and women working together to reach our vision of Protecting with Pride.

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If you want to become a part of our team, the Abbotsford Police Department has a broad range of career options and great benefits. You have an opportunity to make a real difference in our community.