Bryan Larkin is the 7th Chief of the Waterloo Regional Police Service. His policing career began with the WRPS in 1991 where he has served as Constable, Divisional Commander and Executive Officer to the Chief of Police. He also served as Chief of Police for the Guelph Police Service for two years. Chief Larkin holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Services from the University of Guelph and a Diploma in Police Leadership and Police Foundations from Humber College.
Bryan is a strong believer of community volunteerism and is proud to support many causes including the United Way, Ontario Special Olympics, and Coast to Coast Cancer Foundation. In 2013, Bryan was recognized for his longstanding commitment to community volunteerism and for his leadership within the OACP and awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. In 2015, Bryan joined the Board of Directors for the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network.
“GivingTuesday Waterloo Region is an incredible opportunity to show kindness and caring to our community and each other”, said Chief Bryan Larkin. “Often times, a simple gesture can go a long way in making a difference in someone’s life, as you never know what it’s like to be in someone else’s shoes.”
Chief Larkin is committed to enhancing the effectiveness of operational policing services while developing long-term strategies to build a strong, vibrant and healthy Waterloo Region.