Commanding Officer

Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman, Commanding Officer, Nova Scotia

Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman, Commanding Officer, Nova Scotia

A 32-year member of the RCMP, Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman has a diverse operational background based on experience across Canada in a variety of integrated policing environments.

A/Commr. Bergerman was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1986.

After training at Depot in Regina, Saskatchewan, A/Commr. Bergerman was posted to Thompson, Manitoba, where she began working in General Duty and soon began her extensive career in undercover police work.

In 1995, A/Commr. Bergerman was transferred to British Columbia and eventually moved into the Criminal Intelligence and Serious Crime units. In 2000, she moved to the Unsolved Homicide Unit, where she worked for seven years as an investigator. She was then transferred to Ontario in 2007, where she worked in various roles in the Joint Force Operations organized crime section, including overseeing investigations as Commander of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. In 2013, she was transferred back to British Columbia as the Officer in Charge of Major Projects for the Federal Serious and Organized Crime unit, where she and her team worked to disrupt and dismantle organized crime at the national and international levels. In 2016, she accepted the position of Officer in Charge of Halifax District in Nova Scotia, where she spent two-and-a-half years before becoming Commanding Officer.

A/Commr. Bergerman is married with two grown children.

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