The Police Services Board here announced on Dec. 9 the new Chief of Police is Deputy Chief of Neighbourhood Services Bryan Larkin.
The appointment takes effect April 1.
Larkin takes over from Chief Rob Davis who is retiring after serving Guelph for over 40 years.
Larkin started his policing career as a police cadet with the Waterloo Regional Police Service in 1991.
During his tenure there he held responsibilities in community and corporate services, investigative services, executive officer to the chief of police and superintendent of central division (Kitchener).
He was appointed by the Guelph Police Services Board as Deputy Chief of Neighbourhood Services, April 1 this year.
“Since his appointment as the Deputy Chief, Bryan has demonstrated a strong work ethic that includes extensive leadership experience, knowledge of the policing environment and a passion to make a difference in the community,” said Judy Sorbara, chairman of the Police Services Board. Canada.”
Current Chief Rob Davis added, “I am confident that he will lead the Guelph Police Service with integrity and courage, with a focus on community development.”