Waterloo Police Announces Appointment of 2 New Deputy Chiefs IG News

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Waterloo’s new police chief now has two new second-in-command as Superintendents Eugene Fenton and Jane Davis have been promoted to deputy chief roles.

“Their combined experience, passion and commitment to public safety and welfare will be a tremendous asset to the community they serve,” said Chief Mark Crowell, who last took over as police chief.

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“We look forward to working with them as they assume their new leadership positions as members of the Board and WRPS.”

Fenton has been with the service for 22 years, serving in a variety of roles, starting as a patrol officer before working his way up to superintendent of the Investigative Services Division.

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“It is a true privilege to be selected by the board to serve in this role,” Fenton said in a release. “I am honored to work with our Board, Chief Mark Crowell, Deputy Chief Shirley Hilton and Deputy Chief Designate Jane Davis as we continue to advance strong community partnerships and public safety in the Waterloo Region.”

Davis has been with the service for 24 years, starting as a patrol officer before working his way up the ranks to become superintendent of professional development.

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Fenton will step into the role on Monday, filling the hole created by Crowell’s promotion last year.

Davis will replace current Deputy Chief Shirley Hilton, who is stepping down in May after more than 30 years in the service.

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