Deputy Chief Jeff HillRoles and responsibilities of the Deputy Chief of Regional Operations

As the Deputy Chief of Regional Operations of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS), Deputy Chief Jeff Hill is responsible for the following areas of the HRPS:

  • Regional Investigative Services (including Intimate Partner Violence, Frauds, Victim Services Unit, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, Intelligence, Forensic Identification, Drugs and Human Trafficking, Tech Crime, and Homicide)
  • Corporate Services (including Facilities, Finance, Fleet, Purchasing, Quartermaster Stores)
  • Emergency Services (including Tactical Rescue, Police Dog Services, Marine, Explosive Disposal, Search Incident Response, and Training)
  • Court Bureau
  • Human Resource Services


Deputy Jeff Hill joined the HRPS in 1998 after serving with the Toronto Police Service. Upon joining the HRPS, he was assigned to 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 as Sergeant with uniform patrol in the City of Burlington, as Detective in charge of the Robbery portfolio in the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, as Staff Sergeant and Platoon Manager in 2 District, as Staff Officer to the Deputy Chief, as Detective Sergeant and District Operations Inspector, and as 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 increased organizational capacity and improved customer service. He also led the drive to implement a Regional Wellness Strategy resulting in stigma reduction and increased employee wellness.

He was promoted to the role of Superintendent in October 2015, and was promoted to the role of Deputy Chief of Regional Operations in October 2019.

Deputy Chief Hill also serves as the Vice Chair of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Organized Crime Committee.