Assistant Commissioner Mark Fisher
Assistant Commissioner Mark Fisher has 25 years of service and began his career in "E" Division where he served in six detachments doing general duties, traffic enforcement, commercial crime and detachment command.
Assistant Commissioner Fisher was commissioned to the rank of Inspector in 2007 and was seconded to the Criminal Justice Reform Secretariat for the Province of British Columbia as the RCMP Liaison Officer to the Provincial Government. There, he worked with senior government officials on advancing cross-government approaches to crime reduction, prolific offender management, crime prevention and bail reform initiatives.
In 2009, he was selected as the Officer in Charge of West Shore Detachment. He chaired the Joint Management Team for the Greater Victoria Regional Domestic Violence Unit and served on the Board of Directors of the Victoria Single Parent Resource Center.
In 2011, he was appointed Chief of the Oak Bay Police Department. In this role, he managed a unionized police department. He also served on the executive of the British Columbia Association of Chiefs of Police and British Columbia's Council to Reduce Elder Abuse.
In 2014, Assistant Commissioner Fisher assumed the role of Officer in Charge of Nanaimo Detachment, the largest RCMP detachment on Vancouver Island. He also worked as a Crisis Negotiator and as a Critical Incident Commander during his time in E Division.
In 2016, Assistant Commissioner Fisher transferred to D Division as the Criminal Operations Officer - Core Policing where he had oversight of Provincial Detachment Policing, Support Services, Community and Aboriginal Policing, Major Crime Unit, Traffic Services and the Provincial Reviewers.
The same year, he attended the CACP Executive Global Studies Course. He also is a graduate of the Executive Development Programs at Smith School of Business of Queen's University and Asper School of Business of the University of Manitoba.
He is a recipient of two Commanding Officer's Commendations, the RCMP Long Service Medal and is a Member of the Order of Merit of Police Forces.
In his spare time, he volunteers with Big Brothers and Sisters as a Big Brother.
Assistant Commissioner Fisher took official command as "F" Division's Commanding Officer on December 5, 2018.
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