Belleville, ON, Canada / Quinte News
John Spitters
Dec 29, 2020 9:20 AM

The Belleville Police Service has a new Deputy Chief.

Chair of the Police Services Board Jack Miller announced on Tuesday that Acting Deputy Chief Chris Barry has been promoted to the Deputy position on a permanent basis.

Barry started his career with the Belleville Police Service in 1992 and has worked his way through the ranks in all aspects of the service including general patrol, criminal investigation, and operations, and has been involved in many community organizations.

Chair Miller said Barry has demonstrated his ability, desire, and commitment to serve all the citizens of Belleville.

Chief of Police Mike Callaghan said Deputy Chief Barry will serve Belleville well with his strong leadership skills and deep roots in the community.

Deputy Chief Barry officially assumes the new position on January 1, 2021.