Delta Police Challenges and Opportunities
Jun 01, 2021 12:00 PM
DCC Michelle Davey
Delta Police Challenges and Opportunities

Deputy Chief Constable Michelle Davey is the newest DCC in the Delta Police. She will speak about her background and the challenges and opportunities for policing Delta.

Davey has 24 years of experience with the Vancouver Police before moving to Delta Police in 2021. In Vancouver PD she was responsible for support services in the department’s investigations division. She is a recognized expert in mental health issues and has built innovative partnerships to help ensure those experiencing mental health challenges are not criminalized.

In 2019, Supt. Davey was appointed a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, in recognition of exemplary performance, by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette.

She has a strong background in administration, having developed the 2017-2021 VPD Strategic Plan and established many consultative processes with staff. She also oversaw changes to the VPD CompStat, making it more productive and efficient, and initiated a new cybercrime unit.

Davey is well known for championing the role of women in policing and played a key role in the creation of the BC Women in Law Enforcement Association.

She played varsity basketball at both the University of Windsor in Ontario and the University of British Columbia, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics in 1996.

Michelle Davey is an avid road cyclist, riding in many Gran Fondos in the summer months, and she participated in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast in 2016 and 2017. She enjoys a wide range of outdoor pursuits, but especially camping with her daughter.

Davey has a pre-teen daughter and enjoys hiking with her partner and her partner’s children, road cycling, and paddleboarding.