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Chief and Executive

Chief Rick Hanson

Chief Rick Hanson
 
 

Chief Rick Hanson joined the Calgary Police Service in 1975, and has extensive experience in a number of different investigative and operational areas. For more than half of his law enforcement career, Chief Hanson has worked at a senior management level, both within the Calgary Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
 
Chief Hanson has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Calgary, and an Honorary Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Mount Royal University. He is also a graduate of the University of Calgary's Executive Development Program, the FBI Leadership in Counter-Terrorism Program, and the Canadian Police College Executive Development Program.
 
Before returning to the Calgary Police Service in 2007, Chief Hanson was the RCMP "K" Division Chief Superintendent in charge of Integrated and Federal Policing.
 
Constantly in contact with the community he serves, Chief Hanson has tight ties to organizations supporting the city's homeless, victims of domestic violence and programs geared towards youth intervention and education.
He is also a strong advocate of establishing effective diversion and treatment programs, and aligning the Calgary Police Service with other important agencies to address social disorder and addictions at the earliest stages.

DEPUTY CHIEF ROGER CHAFFIN

Deputy Chief Chaffin
 
 

 

Roger Chaffin joined the Calgary Police Service in 1986 and presently holds the rank of Deputy Chief in charge of the Bureau of Organizational Support.

As a Senior Officer with the Service, he has held the positions of a Duty Inspector, and the Inspector in charge of the Chief Crowfoot Learning Center. In the rank of Superintendent he was first assigned to the Office of the Chief in charge of areas such as Professional Standards and Legal Services. In his second year he was assigned to the Criminal Operations Division. In 2010 he was promoted to Deputy Chief in charge of the Bureau of Organizational Support which consists of the Employee Services Division, Information and Technology Division, as well as the Infrastructure Services Division.

In addition to being a member of the Chief’s Executive Committee, Deputy Chief Chaffin is the provincial representative on the National Police Information System Advisory Board and is the senior police representative on the Governance Committee for the Alberta First Responders Radio Committee. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Police Knowledge Network, chairs the Civil Criminal Records Checks Provincial Committee, and co-chairs the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Ethics Committee.
Deputy Chief Roger Chaffin is the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
 

 

DEPUTY CHIEF TREVOR DAROUX

Deputy Chief Daroux
 
 

Deputy Chief Trevor Daroux joined the Calgary Police Service in 1991 and currently leads the Bureau of Community Policing including all uniform patrol members deployed in 7 districts, the traffic section, support section, and the community and youth sections.

Deputy Daroux is a graduate of the University of Calgary, the United Kingdom Strategic Command Course, and the Senior Management Institute for Police.

Throughout his career, Deputy Daroux has held a variety of operational, investigative and administrative positions including, the Drug Unit, the Criminal Intelligence Section, the Community and Youth section, the Tactical Team, the Priority Crimes Team, Executive Office and Street Patrol. In 2001, Deputy Chief Daroux served on the G8 Summit Security Planning Team where he was responsible for the coordination of international intelligence agencies.

Deputy Daroux currently sits on a number of committees and boards including the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) Victims of Crime Committee, the Canadian Association of Chief's of Police Crime Prevention Committee, the City of Calgary Public Safety Communications, the Calgary Homeless Foundation and Resolve.

Deputy Daroux has been a member of the Calgary Police Service since 1991 and previously served with the RCMP in Montreal and Regina.
 

DEPUTY CHIEF MURRAY STOOKE, O.O.M., Q.C.

Deputy Chief Stooke
 
 

Deputy Stooke joined the Calgary Police Service in 1978 and is currently the Deputy Chief in charge of the Bureau of Specialized Investigations. Deputy Stooke’s Bureau is responsible for specialized investigations into a host of Service priority areas including: Organized Crime, Homicide, Sex Crimes, Domestic Conflict, Gang and Drug Enforcement and Behavioural Sciences, to name a few. Prior to this Deputy Stooke was in charge of the Bureau of Resource Development, and formerly was the Inspector in charge of areas including Criminal Investigative Division, Organized Crime and District 3.
 
Deputy Stooke began his career with the Calgary Police Service in 1978 as a patrol officer. While rising through the ranks of the Service, he continued his formal education earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and later a Bachelor of Law Degree, both from the University of Calgary. He was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 1994 and has acted as General Counsel for Calgary Police Service. Deputy Stooke has been the Presiding Officer for sensitive public trust matters for Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge Police Services. In 2009 Deputy Stooke was recognized for his contributions to the legal profession and public life and appointed as Queen’s Counsel.
Within Calgary Police Service Deputy Stooke has moved forward many initiatives improving investigational and training procedures, some of which include: Sequential line-up procedures, video recording of accused statements, computer based learning, electronic disclosure, Taser implementation, and enhanced use of force reporting and case management of public complaints investigations. Some new and exciting initiatives include the initiation of a Cyber Crime Support Team and the Calgary Police Service’s Forensic Firearms and Toolmark Laboratory.
 
Deputy Chief Stooke has contributed to fostering integrated policing through joint force organized crime investigations, and through contributions to the planning and formation of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT).
 
Deputy Stooke is very active on numerous national, provincial and municipal policing committees. At present, he is a serving member on the Board of Directors for the Alberta Law Foundation and Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre and member of International, Canadian and Alberta Associations of Chiefs of Police (IACP, CACP, and AACP). Additionally, Deputy Stooke is involved with the following committees: Alberta Standing Committee on Prosecutions and Enforcement (SCOPE), Justice Efficiencies Committee, Joint Management Team for ALERT and the Criminal Justice Annual Symposium Planning Committee.
 
Deputy Stooke has contributed his time and experience as a past member of the National Organized Crime Coordination Committee, Police Sector Council Diagnostic Steering Committee, Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau, National Heads of Prosecution Miscarriage of Justice Committee, National Joint Committee of Senior Justice Officials, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Human Resources and Police Law Amendments Committees and formerly served on the Board of Directors as Past Chair, of the Calgary Legal Guidance Board.
 
Deputy Stooke has received several awards acknowledging his contribution to policing and service to the community. These include Officer, Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal, Federal Exemplary Service Medal, Alberta Centennial Medal, Alberta Law Enforcement Long Service Medal, Calgary Police Service Distinguished Service Medal and Calgary Police Service Chief’s Award of Excellence.