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Peterborough Police To Conduct National Search For New Chief

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Peterborough Police Services Board has engaged Phelps Executive Search Group to conduct a national search for the Peterborough Police Chief position.

“The Phelps Group has extensive experience in Executive Search including over 20 years of working with many Municipal governments including the City of Peterborough over the last 5 years,” stated a press release from the board. “In addition, The Phelps Group has provided Executive Search services to the City of Toronto, Toronto Police Services Board and the Ontario Provincial Police.”

Officials say the Phelps Group will be working closely with the Peterborough Police Services Board and the Peterborough Police Service.

Former Chief Scott Gilbert abruptly retired in February. Read more here:https://www.kawartha411.ca/2022/02/08/senior-officers-association-and-peterborough-police-association-both-filed-complaints-against-chief-gilbert-prior-to-his-retirement/

Then Deputy Chief Tim Farquharson was named Acting Chief.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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