CHIEF CONSTABLE ROGER CHAFFIN
Roger Chaffin joined the Calgary Police Service in 1986 and assumed the role of Chief Constable on October 19, 2015.
As a Senior Officer with the Service, he has held the positions of Duty Inspector as well as the Inspector in charge of the Chief Crowfoot Learning Center. Following his promotion to the rank of Superintendent, he was first assigned to the Office of the Chief in charge of areas such as Professional Standards, FOIP, Legal Services and Strategic Communications. 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 Service’s Executive Committee, Chief Constable 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.
In 2015, Chief Constable Chaffin was appointed to the Order of Merit for Police Forces, one of the country’s most important honours. This achievement recognized the many years of service and leadership he has dedicated to the Calgary Police Service on behalf of the citizens of Calgary. He has also received the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal, Federal Exemplary Service Medal, Alberta Law Enforcement Long Service Medal, Calgary Police Service Distinguished Service Medal and Calgary Police Service Chief’s Award of Excellence.
DEPUTY CHIEF TREVOR 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 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.
DEPUTY CHIEF PAUL COOK
Paul Cook joined the Calgary Police Service in 1990 and was promoted to Deputy Chief on November 16, 2015.
Deputy Chief Cook has served in a wide variety of areas within the CPS including Patrol Sergeant, and later, District Inspector. An extensive portion of his career has been spent in the support section moving through the ranks from Constable to Superintendent.
Having admirably served as the interim Chief for seven months in 2015, Deputy Cook reassumed the Executive Officer position for the newly appointed Chief Roger Chaffin for a short time before being promoted to Deputy.
He is a certified hostage negotiator, and holds a national level 2 incident commander certification. Throughout his career he has undertaken extensive advanced police training, and has served in senior multi-agency positions.
Superintendent Cook is a recipient of both the Distinguished Service Award (2004) and the Exemplary Service Medal (2010).