The Peterborough Police Services Board has announced the appointment of Scott Gilbert as the ninth Chief of the Peterborough Police Service.
Gilbert, who has spent his career with the Toronto Police Service, will officially take over from retiring Chief Murray Rodd on July 1st. Chief Rodd announced his retirement last fall after 35 years in policing serving as Chief for the last decade.
Scott Gilbert (picture via his Twitter account)
Scott Gilbert started in Toronto as a cadet and rose through the ranks. He served as a Member of the Emergency Task Force, held various positions in the Criminal Investigations Bureau, and was an Inspector in Prosecution Services and Superintendent of various divisions.
He was also elected as the President of the Toronto Senior Officers Association for two years and was a Director with the provincial Association. He is a graduate of Humber College and Guelph-Humber University.