Chief Superintendent Deanne Burleigh
Chief Superintendent Deanne Burleigh joined the RCMP in 1985 and was first posted to Ottawa where she spent 10 years. She returned to the Lower mainland in 1995 and spent five years at Richmond Detachment in General Duty and Fraud Section before going to Commercial Crime.
In 2008 she received her Commission to the rank of Inspector as an Operations Officer at Richmond Detachment and was the Bronze Commander at the Richmond Olympic Speed Skating Oval during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Deanne then transferred to E Division Headquarter where she assumed the role of Officer in Charge of the Integrated Health and Resource Management Team at E Division HQ.
In 2013, Deanne became the Officer in Charge of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment in British Columbia. Then in 2017, she was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent and became the Officer in Charge (OIC) of Burnaby Municipal Detachment.
Deanne obtained her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of McGill in 1992 majoring in Personnel Management and Organizational Behaviour.
She is a member of the British Columbia Association of Chiefs of Police where she sits on multiple committees and was invested as a Member of the Order of Merit in April of 2017.
In her spare time, Deanne enjoys the outdoors, hiking and travel. She is married and has four adult daughters with whom she spends as much time as possible.
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