Chief Neil Dubord
Chief Neil Dubord joined the Delta Police Department on June 29, 2015 after three years as Chief of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police and 25 years with the Edmonton Police Service, where he was the Deputy Chief in charge of Community Policing Bureau.
Chief Dubord brings to the Delta Police a career of working closely with the community. Some of his career highlights include: the development and implementation of community based service delivery models, implementation of “The Spirit has No Colour”, a cultural competence program in support of police working in diverse communities and the implementation of community service standards that enhance police legitimacy.
Chief Dubord is recognized nationally as an expert in critical incident command and was the Incident Commander in the Workers Compensation Hostage Taking in Edmonton. He is past president of the National Incident Command Working Group Association, has taught nationally at the Canadian Police College and is published internationally on the topic of Incident Command and Tactical Operations. He has been awarded the Officer of the Order of Merit from the Governor General of Canada, the Police Exemplary Medal and the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal.
Chief Dubord holds a Master’s degree in Leadership & Training from Royal Roads, graduated from the FBI National Academy and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development program, is a Chartered Professional of Human Resources (CPHR) and successfully defended his dissertation to fulfill the requirements of his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in business from Northcentral University.
Session Description: Leadership (police focus) Chief Dubord will share his experiences and approach to mental health as a leader in law enforcement. Afterwards, he will take part in a facilitated leadership panel with Linda Lupini, Vice President of BC Emergency Health Services and a leadership representative from the fire fighting community.