The Winnipeg Police Service has appointed Superintendent Gord Perrier as Deputy Chief.
Perrier replaces Dave Thorne, who recently announced his retirement from the service after 35 years.
Perrier began his career with the WPS as a Special Constable in 1992 serving in the Forensic Services Unit. In 1994, he transitioned to uniform operations as a Police Constable.
He worked extensively as an investigator in a variety of units within the Criminal Investigations Bureau including Major Crimes, Organized Crime, Integrated Proceeds of Crime (IPOC), Commercial Crime, Special Projects and the Professional Standards Unit.
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