Commanding Officer of Alberta RCMP
Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki
Born and raised in rural Saskatchewan, Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki is a 28-year veteran of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and was appointed the 25th Commanding Officer of the Alberta RCMP in September of 2018. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminology from the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
Deputy Commissioner Zablocki has spent most of his RCMP career in K Division (Alberta) carrying out various operational duties in District Advisory and Detachment Command functions. With a passion for people and community engagement, he focuses on building employee capacity by providing all employees with the proper resources to fulfill their duties.
In 2007, Deputy Commissioner Zablocki was commissioned as an Inspector and assigned to the position of Officer in Charge of the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment and Operations Officer for the newly created Battle River District. He worked closely with the Maskwacis First Nations communities in combatting gang issues.
The most recent position Deputy Commissioner Zablocki held in K Division was Deputy Criminal Operations Officer from 2014 to 2016. In this role, he oversaw operational policing matters including Traffic Services, Provincial Support Services, and Aboriginal and Community Policing.
Prior to taking over as Commanding Officer of K Division, Deputy Commissioner Zablocki served as Commanding Officer of F Division (Saskatchewan) for two years.
Dedicated to building trust and confidence with the communities served by the RCMP, Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki focused his efforts on community engagement and collaborated with partners and stakeholders in the areas of rural crime and race relations.
While serving in Saskatchewan from 2016 to 2018, he led changes to the Federal Policing program, and established two permanent crime reduction teams to support the work of detachments in targeting serious and violent crime in the province.
Deputy Commissioner Zablocki and his wife, Deb, have three adult children.
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