At a ceremony at Council Chambers in Whitby, our new Deputy Chief Uday Jaswal was sworn into office today.
In front of family, friends and members of DRPS, D/Chief Jaswal swore his Oath of Allegiance & Office, Oath of Membership and Oath of Secrecy before Justice of the Peace Robert Boychyn. Deputy Chief Designate Jaswal has been a police officer in Ottawa since 1995, reaching the rank of Superintendent in 2013.
Regional Chair and Police Services Board Chair Roger Anderson welcomed him to the DRPS family and to the Region. He thanked D/Chief Jaswal's family for making the move from Ottawa to Durham and promised they would enjoy all the area has to offer. Chief Martin commented on D/Chief Jaswal's passion for policing and innovative outlook on the profession. D/Chief Jaswal thanked the Board and Chief Martin for their confidence in him and his family for their unwavering support of his career.
DRPS' newest Deputy Chief has significant leadership experience in uniform, investigative and administrative functions, and has led and supported a number of high profile projects and initiatives. D/ Chief Jaswal has been an active volunteer in his community, and is currently Chair of the Youth Services Bureau, the largest youth-serving agency in Ottawa. He will be taking on the portfolio of Operational Support, which includes Crime Management (Community Safety, Major Crime, Intelligence) and Operational Support (Comms/911, Courts, IT).
PSB Chair Roger Anderson, Chief Martin and D/Chief Ferdandes welcome D/Chief Jaswal (JPG file, 464.8K bytes)
Chief Paul Martin welcomes new Deputy Chief Uday Jaswal (JPG file, 345.2K bytes)
New Deputy Chief Uday Jaswal addresses the audience (JPG file, 156.3K bytes)