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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is headed by the Commissioner, who, under the direction of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has the control and management of the Force and all matters connected therewith. The Commissioner of the RCMP is 23rd on the Canadian Order of Precedence.


Commissioner Daniel Dubeau

Commissioner Daniel Dubeau
Daniel Dubeau
Deputy Commissioner (D/Commr.) Daniel Dubeau is originally from Bonnyville, Alberta, and joined the RCMP in 1984. After graduating from Depot in 1985, he was posted to "A" Division (Ottawa) as a member of the Executive/Diplomatic Protective Section in Protective Policing.

He was transferred to "F" Division (Saskatchewan) in 1986 where he performed municipal policing duties and highway patrol functions. He was then transferred to "O" Division (Ontario) in 1989 and for the next 10 years advanced through the NCO ranks performing federal policing duties in various locations throughout the province including functions such as drug enforcement, customs and excise to commanding a federal detachment in northern Ontario. In 1996, he accepted a transfer to the Human Resources program in Divisional Headquarters.

In 1999, D/Commr. Dubeau was commissioned to the rank of Inspector in the Human Resources program for the Atlantic Region. For the next four years, he managed the Staffing, Labour Relations, Classification and Learning and Development programs for the region from his office in St. John's, Newfoundland. Subsequently, he accepted a transfer to National Headquarters (Ottawa) where he worked in Executive/Officer Development and Resourcing.

In 2005, D/Commr. Dubeau was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent as the Director General, Employee and Management Relations. Shortly thereafter, he was seconded to the position of Executive Director, Human Resources Division, providing human resources services to the Department of Finance and Treasury Board Secretariat. He returned to the RCMP in 2008 and continued working in Human Resources in various leadership roles. In 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner as Director General, Workforce Programs and Services. On October 24, 2011, he became acting Chief Human Resources Officer and was promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner in that role on April 4, 2012.

D/Commr. Dubeau has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of Human Resources, all of which has prepared him for his current duty as Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition to his policing achievements, he holds a Bachelor of Professional Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Athabasca University, as well as numerous certificates in fields such as Human Resources Management, Adult Education, Organizational Development, Project Management and Values and Ethics.

In 2001, D/Commr. Dubeau was granted the Certified Human Resources Professional designation from the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario. He is also the recipient of the RCMP Long Service Medal, awarded in 2004.

SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

See also
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Former Commissioners of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

External Links
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Official Website
RCMP Veterans' Association Online Store

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