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Media Release

Release Date: October 16th, 2019 - 3:08pm

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899

Location: Halton

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Halton Regional Police Service’s New Deputy Chief Sworn-in at Burlington Ceremony

Jeff Hill was sworn in as the Halton Regional Police Service's new Deputy Chief of Police at a ceremony at the Burlington Convention Centre on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

The formal swearing-in ceremony was attended by MPPs, the Halton Police Board (Chair and board members),​ community leaders, faith leaders, local and regional councillors, Halton Regional Police Service Senior Commanders, and a number of uniformed and civilian members of the Service.

In August 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service conducted a comprehensive search to consider candidates to fill the vacancy left by Deputy Chief Nishan Duraiappah, who was recently sworn in as Peel Regional Police's new Chief of Police.

Deputy Jeff Hill joined the Halton Regional Police Service, from the Toronto Police Service, in 1998 and was assigned Uniform Patrol in the Town of Oakville. As a Constable, he proudly served in both the Town of Oakville and the City of Burlington and as a Coach Officer for several new recruits. Over the years, Deputy Chief Hill has served in a number of progressively senior roles, including Sergeant with Uniform Patrol in the City of Burlington, Detective in Charge of the Robbery portfolio in the Burlington Criminal Investigation Bureau, Staff Sergeant and Platoon Manager in 2 District, Staff Officer to the Deputy Chief, Detective Sergeant and District Operations Inspector, and Inspector where he assumed the role as the Commander of Human Resources and Training.  As Inspector, he led the restructuring of Human Resources and Training resulting in an increased organizational capacity and improved customer service, and led the drive to implement a Regional wellness strategy resulting in stigma reduction and increased employee wellness.

​Since being promoted to the rank of Superintendent in October 2015, Deputy Chief Hill has provided exceptional leadership to the Halton Regional Police Service's Regional Investigative Services, overseeing the Domestic Violence, Forensic Identification, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault (CASA), Homicide, Drugs and Human Trafficking, Intelligence, Internet Child Exploitation (ICE), Tech Crime, Regional Fraud, Polygraph, and Victim Services. In his new role, Deputy Chief Hill is responsible for the following areas of the Service:

  • Regional Investigative Services
  • Intelligence
  • Drug and Morality Unit
  • Human Trafficking
  • Polygraph
  • Technological Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Abuse and Sexual Assault
  • Homicide
  • Forensic Identification
  • Frauds
  • Corporate Services
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Fleet
  • Purchasing
  • Support Services
  • Communications
  • Courts and Records
  • Human Resources
  • Training
  • Emergency Services
  • Victim Services​

Deputy Chief Hill will serve the community alongside Chief Stephen Tanner and Deputy Chief Roger Wilkie.