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The Rhythm of a New Beat

DEL MANAK

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orn and raised in Victoria, Chief Constable Del Manak started his policing career with four years of service with the Vancouver Police Department. He came to VicPD in 1993, where he has spent the last 23 years in a variety of sections and roles. Chief Manak spent five years in the VicPD Traffic section, where he was a collision analyst and part of the escort and drill team. He helped create the Integrated Road Safety Unit (IRSU) in the Capital Regional District. The success of this pilot program led to the expansion of other IRSU units throughout the province. Promoted to the rank of Inspector in 2006, Chief Manak served as the Officer In Charge of Human Resources for over three years. He has personally hired nearly one quarter of VicPD’s current members. He then oversaw the Patrol Division until he was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable in June 2010 and Chief Constable in July, 2017. Chief Manak is a graduate of the Dalhousie University Police Leadership Program and the FBI's National Academy Program. He is involved in coaching baseball, hockey and soccer and has proudly coached over 30 teams through the years.

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