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Peter Sloly starts as Ottawa's new police chief October 28

(Via Ottawa Police Services Board)

The Ottawa Police Services Board wishes to advise the community that Mr. Peter Sloly, the new Chief of the Ottawa Police Service, will officially take on his new role effective October 28, 2019.

He will be sworn-in privately on October 28 so he can begin his duties immediately however a more formal and public swearing-in, called the change of command ceremony, will take place at a later date, that is yet to be determined.

Biography of Peter Sloly

Peter Sloly is currently a Partner at Deloitte where he is the national “Security & Justice” leader. He is a trusted and respected strategic advisor to private and public sector executives helping them to increase organizational efficiency as well as to improve public safety, service, trust and value. Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. Sloly was a 27-year veteran member of the Toronto Police Service who attained the rank of Deputy Chief of Police. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and served two tours of duty in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. He has received many awards including: Officer of the Order of Merit “Police Forces” Medal, the United Nations Peacekeeping medal, the Canadian Peacekeeping Medal, the Police Exemplary Service Medal and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. Mr. Sloly has a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. In the 1980s, Peter Sloly played professional soccer and was a member of the Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team. He is married with two children.

The Ottawa Police Services Board is the civilian body responsible for governing the Ottawa Police Service. It is responsible for ensuring the provision of adequate and effective police services to City of Ottawa residents.