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Chief Management Group

Chief Jennifer Evans

Portrait of Chief of Police Jennifer Evans with hatOrganizational Chart
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Chief Jennifer Evans began her career with Peel Regional Police in 1983 when she joined as a Cadet. Since that time she has progressed throughout the organization with notable assignments which include the Uniform branch, Youth Bureau and the Criminal Investigations Bureau. In 1996 she assisted Justice Archie Campbell in the Review involving serial rapist and murderer Paul Bernardo and later accepted a two year secondment to work as a Violent Crime Analyst at the Provincial ViCLAS Centre in Orillia. Chief Evans also worked throughout the Province for the Office of the Chief Coroner as an investigator and conducted several in-custody death investigations that were subject to mandatory inquests. Upon her return to Peel she worked as a Detective in Homicide & Missing Persons Bureau, and several promotions later returned as the Inspector in Charge.

In 2008 Chief Evans was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police.

As Deputy Chief, in October 2010, she was seconded to conduct a review of the Missing Women Investigations in lower mainland British Columbia. She reviewed thousands of documents and conducted numerous interviews with police officers involved in the initial investigation of Robert Pickton prior to his arrest in February 2002. In January 2012 she testified at the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry regarding her report. Chief Evans' knowledge and experience is recognized both provincially and nationally.

On October 12th, 2012 she was appointed as Chief of the Peel Regional Police.

In May of 2013, Chief Evans was appointed to the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by the Governor General of Canada at a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa and in the past has served as the president of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (O.A.C.P.).

Deputy Chief Chris McCord

portrait of Deputy Chief Chris McCordDeputy Chief Chris McCord began his policing career in 1979 as a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, in Northern Ireland.  He served nine distinguished years, attaining the rank of sergeant, before immigrating to Canada in 1988 where he joined Peel Regional Police.   As a Constable, he gained experience in the Uniform and Criminal Investigation Bureau at 11 Division.    Upon being promoted through the ranks, Deputy McCord has been assigned to numerous areas, including: Officer-in-Charge of Diversity Relations and Support Services and the Professional Standards Bureau.

During the G8/G20 Summit in 2010, Deputy Chief McCord was assigned as the Deputy Director of the Unified Command Center in Barrie.  In 2011, he was promoted to Superintendent and assigned as Executive Officer to the Chief of Police where he has served Chief Michael Metcalf, Acting Chief Paul Tetzlaff and Chief Jennifer Evans. 

Deputy McCord is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management completing the "Police Leadership Program".  He has served on both the OACP and CACP Professional Standards Committee, as well as, the OACP Diversity Relations and OACP SIU Committees. 

On November 23rd, 2012 Chris McCord was appointed Deputy Chief of Peel Police.

On Monday, October 5, 2015, at the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Qu├ębec, Deputy Chief McCord was appointed to the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by the Governor General of Canada.

Deputy Chief Brian Adams 

portrait of Deputy Chief Brian AdamsDeputy Chief Brian Adams began his career as a Police Constable with Peel Regional Police in 1981. He gained experience at 12 Division in Uniform Patrol, before being assigned to the Morality Bureau and Auto Squad.  He was later transferred to the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau Break and Enter Unit, where he was recognized as Police Officer of the year in 1993. In May of 1995 he was promoted to the rank of Detective.

In September 1999, Deputy Chief Adams was promoted to Staff Sergeant and assigned to 22 Division where he supervised uniform and Criminal Investigations platoons. In December 2001, Deputy Chief Adams was promoted to Inspector and accepted assignments in the Duty Inspectors'

Office, 21 Division Uniform Branch, 11 Division Uniform Branch and Field Support Services.

In April 2009, Deputy Chief Adams was promoted to Superintendent and became the Divisional Commander at 22 Division. He was later selected to be the Incident Commander for the Peel Regional Police Incident Protection Unit, providing court security for Project Osage - "Toronto 18 Terrorist Trial".

In 2010 Deputy Chief Adams was appointed the Incident Commander for the G8/G20 Summits. He was then assigned as the Commander of Field Support.  In 2012, Deputy Chief Adams was awarded the R.C.M.P. Commanding Officer's Commendation for Outstanding Service and in 2013, he was awarded the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by the Governor General of Canada.

In 2013 Deputy Chief Adams was assigned as officer in charge of the Investigative Services Branch of Operations Support Services. 

Deputy Chief Adams has a diploma from Sheridan College and is a graduate of the Institute for Strategic International Studies Program.

On September 15, 2014, Brian Adams was appointed Deputy Chief of Police.

Deputy Chief Dave Jarvis 

portrait of Deputy Chief Dave JarvisDeputy Chief Dave Jarvis began his career as a Cadet with the Peel Regional Police in 1980.  He gained experience as a Police Constable at 21 Division.  He was assigned to the Youth Bureau / Criminal Investigation Bureau in 1988, spending eight years in that position.  Deputy Chief Jarvis was promoted to the rank of Detective in 1998. 

In 1999, he was assigned to the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau, and later seconded to the Campbell Report Implementation Committee, to implement the recommendations of Justice Archie Campbell following his review of a serial rapist and murderer.  He returned to the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau and was promoted to Detective Sergeant in 2003. 

In 2005 Deputy Chief Jarvis received the Canadian Banks Law Enforcement Award for his involvement in the Nancy Kidd (TD Bank) homicide investigation.  In 2006, Deputy Chief Jarvis was assigned as a platoon Staff Sergeant.  The next two years saw assignments in Professional Standards, CIB, Homicide Bureau and a transfer to the Duty Inspector's office.  After promotion to Inspector in 2009, Deputy Chief Jarvis was selected as the lead planner for the involvement of Peel Regional Police in the G8 / G20 summits.  Assignments to the Duty Inspector's Office, the B.C. Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry, Professional Standards and Staff Operations resulted in a promotion to the rank of Superintendent.  Following his promotion, he was assigned as the Executive Officer to the Chief of Police.

Deputy Chief Jarvis is a graduate of the Police Leadership Program offered at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.  

On September 15, 2014, Dave Jarvis was appointed Deputy Chief of Police