Chief Jennifer Evans

Message from the Chief

I'm honoured to have been selected to lead this great organization and extremely optimistic about our future as leaders in Canadian policing. Our continuing success relies on our strong policing and community partnerships. 

I work effortlessly with the Chief's Management Group to implement the operational decisions consistent with the governing laws and policies.

Vital to our success is the ability for us to engage effectively with our community as a whole.  By collectively making an effort to support one another we ensure these invaluable relationships are fostered and nurtured.

I want to thank you for your continued dedication and commitment to the Peel Regional Police and partnering for a Safer Community Together.

 

Jennifer Evans, 

Chief of Police

Chief's Biography

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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 memorable assignments that include Uniform positions, Youth Bureau and the Criminal Investigations Bureau. In 1996, Chief Evans assisted Justice Archie Campbell in the review involving serial rapist and murderer Paul Bernardo. She 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. Upon her return to Peel, she worked as a Detective in the Homicide and 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 12, 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 (OACP).

Deputy Chiefs

Deputy Chief Chris McCord

Picture 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 the OACP and CACP Professional Standards Committees, as well as, the OACP Diversity Relations and OACP SIU Committees. 

On November 23, 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 Québec, Deputy Chief McCord was appointed to the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by the Governor General of Canada.

 

 

Deputy Chief Dave Jarvis

Picture 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. 

Deputy Chief Ingrid Berkeley-Brown

Picture of Deputy Chief Ingrid Berkeley-BrownDeputy Chief Ingrid Berkeley-Brown was born in Georgetown, Guyana and immigrated to Canada in 1974. She has an honours diploma in Social Sciences from Seneca College, Ontario Management Development Certificate from Sheridan College and a Master's (Leadership) from the University of Guelph's School of Business and Economics. Management courses include Executive Strategic Management from the Police Executive Research Forum in Boston and Critical Incident Commanders.

Deputy Chief Berkeley-Brown began her policing career in 1986 with the Peel Regional Police as a Constable. She has worked in several areas including Uniform Patrol, Community Services, Race and Ethnic Relations Bureau, Divisional Criminal Investigation Bureau, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Bureau, Public Affairs, Neighbourhood Policing Unit, Recruiting, Duty Inspectors' Office, Records Services and Divisional Commander at 21 Division. Deputy Chief Berkeley-Brown was promoted to Sergeant in 2002, Staff Sergeant in 2007, Inspector in 2013 and Superintendent in January 2016 where she was the Officer-In-Charge of 21 Division.

Deputy Chief Berkeley-Brown is committed to community development and has been actively involved with many community organizations including the Peel Multicultural Council, the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Achievers Program, the Congress of Black Women (Mississauga, Brampton and Kitchener-Waterloo chapters) and the United Achievers Club of Brampton. She is a Past President and current Secretary of the Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR) and also sits on the Board of Directors for the Peel Family Mediation Services (PFMS). Deputy Chief Berkeley-Brown has been the recipient of several awards for her work in the community, including the Congress of Black Women Mississauga and Area Chapter Phenomenal Woman Award; the Association of Black Law Enforcement (ABLE) Leadership in Law Enforcement Award; the Excellence in Law Enforcement Award at the Women's Courage Award International, the Black Community Action Network (BCAN) Service award and most recently, the African Canadian Achievement Award of Excellence in Law Enforcement. 

On March 27, 2018, Ingrid Berkeley-Brown was appointed Deputy Chief of Police.

Deputy Chief Marc Andrews

Picture of Deputy Chief Marc AndrewsDeputy Chief Marc Andrews is a long-time resident of Brampton who grew up in, and attended high school in Mississauga. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and has a Master's of Business Administration degree from the University of Athabasca.

Prior to joining Peel Regional Police in 1990, Deputy Chief Andrews was a commissioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. He served with the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry for five years, during which time he was involved in numerous operations and completed a United Nations Peacekeeping Tour in Cyprus.

Deputy Chief Andrews began his career as a Constable at 12 Division in Uniform Patrol and was subsequently assigned to the Morality Bureau. In 1998, he transferred to the Homicide Bureau, where he received his first promotion to Detective. While assigned to Homicide, he was the primary investigator on a number of high profile investigations.

In September 2003, Deputy Chief Andrews was promoted to Staff Sergeant and subsequently held posts in a variety of areas within the organization including; Radio Operations, Field Operations, 21 Division and the Airport Division, before being promoted to Inspector and being assigned to the Duty Inspectors Office. In December 2011, he was assigned to 21 Division as the Uniform Inspector before being promoted to Superintendent and transferred to 11 Division, in May of 2013. In 2015, he was assigned to Corporate Development where he oversaw significant changes to the uniform recruiting and training processes.

Since September 2013, Deputy Chief Andrews has been an aide-de-camp to the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, serving under the Honourable David Onley and the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell.

On March 27, 2018, Marc Andrews was appointed Deputy Chief of Police.

Staff Superintendent

Randy Patrick

Picture of Staff Superintendent Randy PatrickStaff Superintendent Randy Patrick began his career as a Police Constable with the Peel Regional Police in 1980. His initial posting was to 21 Division where he gained experience in Uniform Patrol, the Youth Bureau, Criminal Investigation Bureau, and as the Officer In Charge of the 21 Division Break and Enter Unit. During that time he was recognized as Police Officer of the year in 1989, promoted to Detective in July of 1991 and then Staff Sergeant in July of 1996. During his time as a Staff Sergeant, he held positions in many units until being promoted to the rank of Inspector in July of 2003. In November of 2011 he was promoted to Staff Superintendent.

In 2008 he received the Knights of Columbus Humanitarian Award and in 2016 was appointed the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by the Governor General of Canada at a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Staff Superintendent Patrick has a Certificate in Administration from Dalhousie University and is a graduate of the Institute for Strategic International Studies.

Staff Superintendent Patrick continues to represent Peel Regional Police on the OACP, Common Police Environment Group Committee and the CACP, Human Resources and Learning Committee and the Information, Communication and Technology Committee.

Associate Administrator

Beverly Mullins

Picture of Beverley MullinsBev Mullins has been an employee of Peel Regional Police since 1992.  She is currently the Associate Administrator in Corporate Support Services. She previously held the positions of Director, Finance and Planning; Manager, Business Planning and Analysis; Administrator, Business Programs; and Senior Financial Analyst within the Organization.

Bev obtained her Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA).  In 2006, she completed the Police Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and in 2011, was awarded the Certified Municipal Manager level III Police Executive accreditation.  In 2017, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.

Bev chairs Peel Regional Police's Strategic Planning Committee and is a member of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP).

Legal Counsel

Sharon Wilmot

Sharon WilmotSharon Wilmot was called to the bar in 2008 and has been a member of Toronto Police since 2012. Since 2017, she has been part of our organization as Executive Administration, Legal Services. She has experience in all legal aspects of policing including issues relating to privacy and privilege, Charter issues, matters relating to the Police Services Act and general risk management of public complaints and civil litigation. Sharon looks forward to continuing her work with Peel Regional Police.

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