Hamilton Police-Dan Kinsella

18
Oct
2017
Hamilton AM
Regular Meeting Location
William's Fresh Cafe, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton
ON
Canada

Dan Kinsella was appointed Deputy Chief of Hamilton Police Service in October, 2016. Deputy Kinsella is responsible for Community Policing and directs the operations of the Service’s three Patrol Divisions, Investigative Services and Community Mobilization. A 30-year member of the Hamilton Police Service, Deputy Kinsella's career developed through the ranks of the Service having served in Uniform Patrol, Emergency Response, Training Branch, Communications and Investigative Services. A McMaster University graduate, Deputy Kinsella has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Labour Studies and a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice. He has continued his education and has completed numerous courses at both the Ontario and Canadian Police College. He graduated from the Police Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Management in Toronto and the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia. He is a recipient of the Canadian Order of Merit for Police Forces and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Deputy Kinsella is currently the Zone 4 Director of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. Deputy Kinsella is active in the community and is the current past president of the John Howard Society of Hamilton-Burlington. He also has been a Board member with Banyan Community Services and HPS in-house charity, Project Concern. As part of that service, Dan Chaired the It’s a Kids Christmas for a number of years.