Host Garry Shearer is joined by Delta Police Chief Neil Dubord to relay his path in policing. From his start with the neighbourhood foot patrol in Edmonton to chief of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police to now chief of the Delta Police Department, he determined that community integration was an absolute necessity. In fact, Chief Dubord’s illustrious career was inspired through community, being encouraged by his neighbour years ago. It was these formative experiences that cemented Chief Dubord’s commitment to community. He unpacks the nuanced tactics behind policing and the ingenuity required to protect others. Chief Dubord also discusses his transformative podcast Bend Don’t Break and the work he and his resilient team are doing to destigmatize mental health. Undaunted, Chief Dubord later delves into the turbulent controversy that surrounds policing globe wide—he is adamant in using this historic period to listen and to take appropriate action to ensure Delta’s continued security and wellbeing.
Music: "Growing Chorus" by Terry Munday