THUNDER BAY – The Ontario government is congratulating Chief Robert P. Herman of the Thunder Bay Police Service on his appointment as the 59th president of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP).
Chief Herman was sworn in at the conclusion of the association’s 2010 annual conference in Kingston. He takes over from Chief Dan Parkinson of the Cornwall Community Police Service and is the first chief from Thunder Bay to become OACP president.
A decorated, 30-year police veteran, Chief Herman joined the Thunder Bay Police Service in 1980 and was appointed chief in 2000. In 2005, he initiated a Diversity in Policing project, which included biased free policing training for all Thunder Bay Police Service members. Chief Herman is past chair of the Criminal Intelligence Service of Ontario and has held a number of positions within the OACP during his career.
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