Nishnawbe Aski Police Services board appoints John Domm as Chief of Police

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New NAPS Chief of Police

The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service board is pleased to announce the appointment of Deputy Chief of Police John C. Domm to the position of Chief of Police.

John Domm has had an exceptional twenty years of policing in the Province of Ontario. He served for 17 years in the Halton Regional Police Service where he honed his investigative and supervisory skills. He joined NAPS in 2006 and has demonstrated his administrative capabilities as the Deputy Chief.  John gained experience as the Acting Chief of Police of NAPS since July 2008.  This knowledge and his experience  managing  the largest First Nation Police Service in Canada will serve as a solid footing as he takes on one of the most challenging  policing positions in the Province.

Chief Domm has been awarded twice for investigative excellence.  He received the Award of Excellence for criminal investigations in 2006 by the Halton Regional police Service.  In 2000, he was also awarded by the Optimist Club of Georgetown for his professional excellence.  John is an active member  of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and the First Nations Chiefs of Police Association and serves on several policing committees and projects .

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service is the largest First Nations Police Service in Canada, and the second largest in North America, covering a geographic area that encompasses almost two-thirds of the Province of Ontario.  Chief Domm commands a staff of 175 uniform and civilian members, including 35 detachments, 2 regional offices, and 1 headquarters.

John has a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree from the University of Guelph, a diploma from Georgian College, and a certificate from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management Executive Programs in Police Leadership.

He has also been designated as a Certified Municipal Manager, CMMIII Police Executive by the Ontario Municipal Management Institute. More recently, he is taking his Master of Arts Degree in Leadership through the University of Guelph.

The Chief of Police will also be working with the NAPS Police Service Board to develop more opportunities for him to spend time in NAPS communities, improving communications with leadership of the NAN communities.

Media Inquiries
Fabian Batise
Board Liaison

Mike Metatawabin
Board Chair