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Jamie Hartnett Named New Deputy Chief Of The Peterborough Police Service

PETERBOROUGH-Jamie Hartnett has been named the next Deputy Chief of the Peterborough Police Service. The Peterborough Police Services Board made the announcement today.

“Through this appointment, the Board remains focused on building a strong leadership team in order to continue serving the communities of Peterborough, Lakefield and Cavan Monaghan with dedication and integrity.” said the board in a statement released today.

Deputy Chief Designate Hartnett has a wealth of experience in policing spanning more than 23 years according to the board. He joined the Peterborough Police Service in 2001 and has held positions in all ranks and divisions since that time.

Officials say during his recent assignment as Acting Staff Inspector. Deputy Designate Hartnett demonstrated to the Board that he is the best choice for the role of Deputy Chief and will support the Board and Chief Betts effectively and collaboratively.

“I am pleased to extend my congratulations to Deputy Chief Designate Jamie Hartnett on his appointment, as well as my appreciation to the Peterborough Police Services Board for their continued support. As a Chief who is still relatively new to the Organization, having joined in January 2023, the appointment of a Deputy Chief from within the Organization will assist me to leverage organizational knowledge and history, while building a new and exciting future. I have had the opportunity to work closely with Deputy Designate Hartnett this past year, and we will continue to work closely together to support the men and women of the Peterborough Police Service as well as the community.“ said Chief Betts.

Deputy Chief Tim Farquharson left the service in March after 36 years. He is now Chief Of Police at the Port Hope Police Service.

Deputy Chief Designate Hartnett will officially assume his new role on January 9, 2024.


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