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Bryan MacCulloch 

Chief of Police 

 Chief Bryan MacCulloch has dedicated over 35 years to the policing profession and is incredibly proud to be afforded the opportunity to serve our community and lead the women and men, both civilian and sworn of the Niagara Regional Police Service.  

Prior to his appointment, Chief MacCulloch served for over 4 years as the Deputy Chief of Operational Services, where he provided oversight and leadership to over 650 frontline Uniform Officers and Detectives assigned to District Operations and Emergency & Investigative Services.

Throughout his diverse policing career, Chief MacCulloch has held a variety of operational and senior management positions within the Niagara Regional Police Service, including: District Operations, Tactical Unit, Marine Unit, Fraud Unit, Detective Services, Homicide Unit, Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief, Court Services & Prisoner Management, Professional Standards Unit and Operational Support Services.

Chief MacCulloch is actively involved in the community and is a former long-time Board Member and past Chair of Victim Services Niagara, member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of St.Catharines, Thorold & District, former Executive member of the Welland Minor Hockey Association Board of Directors, and a long-time minor hockey and soccer coach.

Chief MacCulloch is a member of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.  He has served on a variety of OACP Committees, and currently is a member of the Organized Crime Committee and is the OACP Representative to the Criminal Intelligence Service of Ontario Board of Directors.

Chief MacCulloch is a recipient of the Governor General of Canada's Order of Merit of the Police Forces and the Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal and Bar for dedicating 30 years of distinguished service to our Community and the policing profession.

Chief MacCulloch is a graduate of the Police Leadership Program from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, and he holds a diploma in Police Studies from McMaster University, a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Justice Studies from the University of Guelph and a Master's Degree in Leadership from the College of Business & Economics at the University of Guelph, where he graduated on the Dean's Honour List.