Lewis reappointed OPP leader

Chris Lewis has been reappointed as Commissioner and will continue to lead the OPP for the next three years.

Lewis was originally appointed OPP Commissioner on Aug. 1, 2010. He joined the OPP in 1978 and was posted as a provincial constable in Kapuskasing. Over the past 35 years, he has served across the province in a variety of front-line and specialized positions.

Lewis has overseen the creation of the Aboriginal Policing Bureau and studied Aboriginal government and law. He is a member of the board of directors for Special Olympics Ontario, and graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Before becoming Commissioner, Lewis served as Deputy Commissioner of field operations.